“Clogged up” ports October 21, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
Ministers were also warned that some ports, including Dover and Holyhead, which handle a lot of road freight, could be seriously clogged up if there were customs checks on vehicles transporting goods.
The document said that extra infrastructure required, likely to include dozens of parking spaces for lorries undergoing checks, could not physically be built in Dover because of its cliffs.
I once travelled overland from Ireland to Austria – around 1982 if I recall correctly. I well remember the longest part of the journey – seemingly – was the wait on both sides of the English Channel.
Back to the future.