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Do Britons understand the benefits of public transport?

The government hopes a new report into the social impacts of public transport will open people's eyes about just how beneficial bus services can be. Recent figures released by the Department for...
13 August 2013
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Government relaxes cabotage rules

The government has paved the way for European cabotage laws to be relaxed during excessively busy periods. These regulations were brought in to enhance safety and efficiency in the freight...
12 August 2013
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Cargo volumes continue to slide at Heathrow

The volume of air cargo being handled at Heathrow Airport fell yet again in July 2013. New figures have shown that while passenger numbers continue to rise sharply, the freight sector is still...
12 August 2013
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Rail upgrades spark £3.2bn upturn in business

Improvements made to the UK's railway infrastructure helped British businesses to claw in an extra £3.2 billion over the last year, new figures have shown. According to Network Rail, recent...
12 August 2013
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DfT outlines Lake District electrification plans

The Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined plans to electrify the Windermere branch line in Cumbria. A ten-mile stretch of track that runs between Oxenholme Lake District station on the West...
12 August 2013
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UK roads are getting more congested

Logistics businesses continue to suffer as the UK's roads become increasingly congested. New figures released by the Department for Transport showed that vehicle traffic grew by 2.9 per cent in...
09 August 2013
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£7.2m to be spent on Cumbrian road upgrades

The government will invest a further £7.2 million into road improvements in parts of Cumbria. Many highways across the county have been in a sorry state since the devastating floods of 2009 and...
09 August 2013
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Government to scrap mechanic training law

The government has announced plans to scrap a law that would have forced HGV and bus mechanics to take professional driver training. Logistics companies must ensure all their drivers have...
09 August 2013
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Lib Dems outline radical vehicle plans

The Liberal Democrats have unveiled plans to completely ban gas-guzzling vehicles from the UK's roads by 2040. Leaders of the party are desperate to improve the nation's air quality and believe...
08 August 2013
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Latest New Bus for London routes announced

Boris Johnson has confirmed the latest areas to use the eco-friendly New Bus for London vehicles. The mayor said routes nine and 390 will be the third and fourth buses to make use of the new...
08 August 2013
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