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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The Department for Transport said it was aware of the letter and a response would be sent in due course.
The Department for Transport set out the proposals in a consultation about the future of West Coast Main Line long distance services.
The Department for Transport should encourage the adaptation of a local transport policy by 2020, to promote transport-sharing schemes alongside its support for technologies that decarbonise and limit pollutant emissions from public transport.
Ian Bullock, Managing Director of Arriva Trains Wales, said: "We would like to thank both the Department for Transport and the Welsh Government for supporting the provision of extra capacity on some of our busiest routes.
But Julie Townsend, deputy chief executive of Brake, said: "It is concerning the Department for Transport is considering raising the age for licence renewal: regulation that's in place for good reason.
Speaking on behalf of the Optical Confederation, Mark Nevin expressed concern: "While it is helpful to know that the changes to drivers' vision requirements have been proposed in regulations, we continue to raise concerns in Parliament about their implementation and enforcement, and hope that the Department for Transport and DVLA will give this further consideration.
Tony Collins, chief executive of Virgin Rail Group, the parent company of Virgin Trains, said, 'I'm delighted that we have an agreement with the Department for Transport that gives us the chance to continue providing high quality services to our customers.
Three Department for Transport (DfT) civil servants were suspended after the West Coast bidding competition was halted on October 3 when "significant technical flaws" were found in the way the franchise process had been conducted.
The MoU was signed by Saif Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the GCAA and Dominic Jermey, the British ambassador to the UAE (on behalf of the Department for Transport Directorate of Aviation).
30 (ANI): The United Kingdom Department for Transport has started an investigation to find out how a fake bomb was transported on a UPS cargo plane from the UK to Turkey, without being detected.
12 million grant from the Department for Transport as part of a national winter emergency funding grant to address the damage to Warwickshire's 3,820km highway network by ice and snow.
The pounds 300,000 Department for Transport grant covers half the cost which is extremely significant.

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