TfL and London boroughs join forces to keep London moving during severe winter weather

As the cold snap in London continues, Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils are ready to deal with the severe weather to keep London moving. TfL and London Councils have developed co-ordinated plans alongside emergency services to keep the transport system and its network of road, rail and river routes open. This includes roads […]

First major gritting run of winter on national network as temperatures drop

Gritters went out for the first time in many areas over the weekend as temperatures dropped across England. Gritters went out over the weekend for the first significant operation of this autumn and winter season on motorways and major A-roads as temperatures dipped across the country.  Leading-edge technology, in-depth forecasting, and work with partners such […]

Scotland’s largest salt barn unveiled as part of winter plans

Scotland’s largest salt barn is open for business as part of the huge operation that aims to keep Scotland’s trunk road network moving during the winter months. The new facility at Transport Scotland’s depot in Polmadie can hold 17,500 tonnes of salt, and acts as a strategic asset to help treat the trunk roads in the south […]

NWSRG looking for views on how it should prioritise its research in the future

The National Winter Research Group (NWSRG), the leading highways winter research organisation in the UK, is calling on winter service practitioners to fill in a survey that will enable it to obtain views on where to prioritise its winter service research in the future. The Group has been developing best practice guidance for the highways […]

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