Research and analysis

Transport connectivity to ports: review of the current status and future infrastructure recommendations

Studies reviewing the current status of rail and road connections to English ports plus recommendations for future improvements.

Documents

Transport infrastructure for our global future: a study of England's port connectivity

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England's port connectivity: the current picture

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Details

These studies:

  • assess the current ability of inland rail and road networks to move freight to and from ports
  • demonstrate the value that ports add to the economy at a local and national level
  • lay out a vision for future port connectivity
  • set out a series of recommendations which are the first step to enhancing port connectivity across the UK

The ‘Port Connectivity: the current picture’ report includes the 9 regional case studies used to inform the recommendations.

The reports were submitted to Parliament on 24 April 2018.

Published 24 April 2018