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Scotland’s freight facilities grant survives, but is it enough? asks FTA

freight industry’. Transport Scotland admits that funding has been constrained by budget cuts.

MacRae concluded:

"We understand that the Government doesn’t have a bottomless pot of money to play with, but there are strong economic arguments for it taking more seriously investment in ways to take more lorries off our congested roads and allowing the supply chain to benefit from more efficient alternatives.

"FTA will continue to fight for more funding for modal switch and will be putting the business case for a healthy proportion of the additional £18.75 million planned for 2014/15 to be allocated to freight facilities."

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