Take to the water to save money

The UK's rivers and canals are a much-underused resource when it comes to freight transport and moving bulky loads via waterways rather than on clogged up roads and rail could cut costs and fuel usage, argues Alex Veitch

by Alex Veitch
A tanker on the Manchester Ship Canal. Photo: John Eyres /Flickr
A tanker on the Manchester Ship Canal. Photo: John Eyres /Flickr

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