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Rail Delivery Group 20h
Ever wanted to become a train driver? Confused about how to do it? Unsure what it involves? You can now find out the answers to all of these questions on the rail industry’s new Train Driver Academy website:
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Dept for Transport May 24
Aviation Minister visited to see the scheme in action. The zero-tolerance campaign is tackling disruptive behaviour, ensuring passengers enjoy a safe and pleasant journey.
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Charlotte Vere May 24
It's great to see announcement on proposals for an ultra-low emission zone around the airport
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Highways England May 24
"A1: " returns on Monday 27 May for another series on at 10:45am. Tune in on weekdays to follow our Traffic Officers on the iconic road as they work around the clock to keep traffic moving and the public safe.
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London Transport Museum May 24
Our new exhibition Untangling the Tracks is now open! Learn how transformed one of the oldest railway networks in the world, through interactive displays and games, mixed media and miniature station models.
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Dept for Transport May 23
One week to go to nominate an individual for a Merchant Navy Medal. Follow the link to find out more: 🌊 🎖️
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Michael Ellis May 23
It was a huge honour this afternoon to have been promoted by the Prime Minister to Minister of State for Transport. I ended my first day at the ‘Growing Together’ event, meeting stakeholders from across the country.
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Dept.Int.Trade DEU May 23
What a fantastic way to kick-off the race in Berlin! Our Ambassador welcomed guests tonight, highlighting that "connected & autonomous driving will change with 🇬🇧 & 🇩🇪 playing a leading role."
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Dept for Transport May 23
Fantastic to see huge business support for in today’s Financial Times. We’re committed to , a project that will create extra capacity on our rail network, improve connections and deliver around £90bn in benefits for the UK
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Jesse Norman May 23
Replying to @transportgovuk
But I have to admit I’m also really sad to be leaving . So many good people, and so much good work done and to come on road safety, cycling and walking, decarbonisation/Road to Zero, electric vehicles/Future of Mobility, e-cargo bikes, light rail... thank you all.
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Dept for Transport May 23
We’re delighted to welcome to the Department as our new Minister of State. Find out more about his role here:
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Dept for Transport May 23
9,000 people and 2,000 businesses are now working on . A project that’s set to deliver billions of pounds in benefits for Britain: 🚆
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Nusrat Ghani MP May 23
Ports champions talking planning and growth strategies for 🇬🇧 jobs, economy and ports meeting our daily needs. A treat to tour and speak on in sunny Edinburgh. Thank you . 🚢
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Dept for Transport May 23
Today we approved £27.4m funding for bypass scheme in Hertfordshire… ✅ reducing traffic ✅ improving air quality in the village ✅ delivering a flood alleviation scheme with Find out more:
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HS2 Ltd May 22
HS2 now supports 9,000 jobs. By 2023 that will rise to 30,000. Jobs and skills that will be created in every corner of the country. HS2 is more than a railway, it’s also an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for the country. Learn more:
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Dept for Transport May 23
is supporting 9,000 jobs around the country.    We chatted with Lois, a rail apprentice who is working hard to deliver   👩🏼‍🔧🚆  
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Dept for Transport May 23
Transport Minister hosted the parliamentary reception to raise awareness of our campaign to make transport inclusive for everyone.
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Dept for Transport May 22
40% of small satellites in orbit are built in the UK? has today launched a competition allowing future spaceports to apply for a share of £2m to develop horizontal in the UK 🚀 Apply here 👉 👇Watch with sound on 🔊
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Engineering: Take a Closer Look May 21
Science & Innovation Minister has launched the new phase of our campaign 'Engineering: Take a Closer Look', with the Eco Innovators competition for 7-19 year olds, inspiring to design electric vehicle chargepoints
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Dept for Transport May 21
Maritime Minister had a tour of the USV MAXLIMER from last week - taking a look at the remote control systems of this pioneering sea vessel
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