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Government announces transport plan for 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The transport plan to support the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been approved.

18 January 2022

UK government publishes Union Connectivity Review

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has committed to forging and strengthening transport bonds that will create a more cohesive and connected United Kingdom.
30 November 2021

£360M investment to transform rail ticketing

Over the next 3 years, the government will roll out contactless pay-as-you-go ticketing across the commuter networks of the Midlands and North – introducing London-style price caps and...
17 November 2021

Government announces major review into HGV driver training

A government review will seek to improve compulsory ongoing training for HGV and bus drivers.

09 November 2021

Grant Shapps releases HGV driver shortage statement

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has released a written statement to Parliament addressing the HGV driver shortage. 

20 October 2021

Government set to extend cabotage rights

Thousands more HGV deliveries could be made each month in the UK under plans to help bolster the country’s supply chains by temporarily extending ‘cabotage’ rights.
19 October 2021

Transport Secretary agrees high-level principles with G7 leaders

World leaders have given international travel a further boost by agreeing to a series of new measures at the G7 transport and health meeting hosted by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.
04 October 2021

Winners of £3M zero emission flight aviation competition announced

Fifteen successful projects have been awarded funding to help support UK airports in handling new types of electric and hydrogen aircraft.

04 October 2021

Fuel supply chain pressures largely down to panic buying, says CILT

As the supply chain industry grapples with the fuel supply issues, Kevin Richardson, CEO at CILT says while there is an ongoing widespread issue of driver shortages, the fuel supply problem is...
28 September 2021

Government takes further action to tackle HGV driver shortage

Up to 50,000 more HGV driving tests will be made available each year, in an effort to streamline the testing process and tackle the worldwide lorry driver shortage.
14 September 2021

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