Department for Transport


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Department for Transport

A department of the British government responsible for highway maintenance, motor vehicle registration, the coastguard, and other similar issues. It was created in 2002, but traces its origins to the early 20th century.

Department for Transport

the UK government department responsible for administering government policies relating to the roads, railways, aviation and shipping. Local Government and the Regions are now handled by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Department for Transport

the UK government department responsible for administering government policies relating to the roads, railways, aviation and shipping.
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A Department for Transport spokesperson said: " We routinely review the A69".
We are proud of what we have achieved since 1997, but there is undoubtedly more to come and we will work closely with the Department for Transport to bring even better services in future.
However, at this stage the airport has not been advised by the Department for Transport of any changes to the regulations.
The Department for Transport will decide on the final funding allocation in the New Year.
An all-party group of MPs said the Department for Transport had not improved bus services, air quality or trains.
An EU directive passed earlier this week already set emission limits for each class of car, and the new proposal before the British Department for transport would replace a voluntary pact on emissions between the EU and the motor industry.
London's Gatwick Express, which is a proper nonstop express railway, and is still waiting for a decision from the Department for Transport regarding its future, has won the Customer Service Innovation of the Year at the Railway Industry Innovation Awards ceremony.
The Department for Transport, together with the British Retail Consortium and Freight Transport Association, has created an online guide with up-to-date information on the advances in delivery technology and best practice.
In recent meetings at the Department for Transport, Merseytravel chief executive Neil Scales has pressed for all 66 stations and 76 miles of track to be given to a new local company.
d/b/a EC AIR was granted a UK territory permit (2005 summer season # IASD1/S2004/63) today from the Department for Transport, London, England providing the authority to operate air charters from points in US territories to points in the British Virgin Island territories including Anguilla and Turks and Caicos.
The Department for Transport is considering increasing the age at which drivers must renew their licence from 70 to 80.
The UK government later scrapped the contract after an investigation by the Department for Transport discovered major flaws in the franchise process.

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