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Consultation on Draft Marine Guidance Note 564

Consultation on Draft Marine Guidance Note 564

New MGN draft issued by MAIB for marine casualty and incident reporting.

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Safety Recommendation document updated: G REDL

Safety Recommendation document updated: G REDL

Safety Recommendation document updated for AS332L2 Super Puma, G-REDL

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South Eastern franchise consultation launched

South Eastern franchise consultation launched

Passengers in the south-east are on track to get improved journeys, as the government seeks views on a new franchise.

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Dundee London air route funding secured until 2019

Dundee London air route funding secured until 2019

UK government invests a further £1.8 million over 2 years in the Dundee-London air route.

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Partial collapse of a wall onto open railway lines, Liverpool

Partial collapse of a wall onto open railway lines, Liverpool

Investigation into the partial collapse of a wall onto open railway lines, near Liverpool Lime Street station, 28 February 2017.

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£220 million to help motorists beat congestion

£220 million to help motorists beat congestion

Junction upgrades, roundabout improvements and better traffic signalling for traffic hotspots.

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A generation to drive society forward

A generation to drive society forward

Highways England is calling for apprentices and graduates to help build a road network for the future.

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Aircraft Accident Report AAR 1/2017   G BXFI, 22 August 2015

Aircraft Accident Report AAR 1/2017 G BXFI, 22 August 2015

Hawker Hunter G-BXFI crashed on to the A27, Shoreham Bypass near Shoreham Airport.

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Track workers struck by ballast, Chathill

Track workers struck by ballast, Chathill

Track workers struck by ballast thrown from the track bed by a passing train near Chathill, Northumbria, 16 February 2017.

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King Challenger report and flyer published

King Challenger report and flyer published

Fatal man overboard from scallop dredger King Challenger while south-west of Scalloway, Shetland Islands.

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East Midlands rail franchise: 3 firms make the shortlist

East Midlands rail franchise: 3 firms make the shortlist

Train operating companies in the running for key ‘engine for growth’ East Midlands franchise down to final 3.

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Double penalties for motorists using mobiles

Double penalties for motorists using mobiles

Motorists using a phone while driving will receive 6 points on their licence and a £200 fine.

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Platform train interface incident at Bank station

Platform train interface incident at Bank station

Investigation into a platform-train interface incident at Bank station, Docklands Light Railway, 6 February 2017.

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Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent

Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent

HS2 Bill gains Royal Assent paving way for new rail line that will increase capacity on our railways, connect the biggest cities, generating jobs and economic growth.

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UK government funds City of Derry air link

UK government funds City of Derry air link

Government announces £3.8 million for a Londonderry to London air route to begin at the end of March.

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£4 million awarded for tech which gives motorists advance notice of congestion and free parking spaces

£4 million awarded for tech which gives motorists advance notice of congestion and free parking spaces

Government awards £4 million for tech projects that will cut congestion, speed up journeys and clean up the environment.

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New legal powers could send UK scientists into space to research vaccines and medicines

New legal powers could send UK scientists into space to research vaccines and medicines

New legal powers could send British scientists into space to conduct zero-gravity medical experiments.

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New legal powers could send UK scientists into space to research vaccines and medicines

New legal powers could send UK scientists into space to research vaccines and medicines

New legal powers could send British scientists into space to conduct zero-gravity medical experiments.

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Change of venue for Crofton information event: Monday 20 Febuary 2017

Change of venue for Crofton information event: Monday 20 Febuary 2017

Due to demand, we are moving the Crofton information event to a larger venue. The date and time of the event remain unchanged.

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Petunia Seaways and Peggotty report published

Petunia Seaways and Peggotty report published

Collision between ro-ro freight ferry Petunia Seaways and historic motor launch Peggotty on the River Humber.

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VDR data extraction from MV Cabrera

VDR data extraction from MV Cabrera

MAIB assists the Greek Hellenic Bureau for Marine Casualties Investigation in data recovery

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£170 million plan to dual vital Somerset road

£170 million plan to dual vital Somerset road

Drivers will see quicker, safer and more reliable journeys in Somerset under government plans to tackle congestion on the A303.

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MOT fails could be avoided by basic car maintenance

MOT fails could be avoided by basic car maintenance

New figures have revealed that carrying out basic car maintenance could avoid the main reasons cars fail their annual MOT.

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Deal agreed to ease restrictions on flights between the two nations

Deal agreed to ease restrictions on flights between the two nations

New aviation deal agreed to boost tourism and trade between Global Britain and India.

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Vacancies: Inspectors of Air Accidents (Operations)

Vacancies: Inspectors of Air Accidents (Operations)

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is recruiting Inspectors of Air Accidents.

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City of Rotterdam and Primula Seaways report published

City of Rotterdam and Primula Seaways report published

Collision between the pure car carrier City of Rotterdam and the ro-ro freight ferry Primula Seaways on the River Humber.

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Freight train derailment, Lewisham

Freight train derailment, Lewisham

Investigation into a freight train derailment, Lewisham, London, 24 January 2017.

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Law change demands equal treatment for disabled taxi users

Law change demands equal treatment for disabled taxi users

From 6 April 2017 it will be illegal for taxi drivers to discriminate against wheelchair users.

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New powers to crack down on laser attacks

New powers to crack down on laser attacks

Shining lasers at pilots, train or bus drivers could mean attackers face fines or jail sentence under new laws.

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'Catalogue of failures' led to collision in the Humber in May 2016

'Catalogue of failures' led to collision in the Humber in May 2016

The masters of two vessels that collided in the Humber during thick fog in May last year have been fined £3,000 each, plus costs.

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Major step forward in building a global Britain as public has its say on airport expansion

Major step forward in building a global Britain as public has its say on airport expansion

The draft Airports National Policy Statement is published today and will be subject to a public consultation.

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Serious signalling irregularity at Cardiff East Junction

Serious signalling irregularity at Cardiff East Junction

Investigation into a serious signalling irregularity at Cardiff East Junction, 29 December 2016.

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Work to improve disabled access to toilets on trains and at stations is underway

Work to improve disabled access to toilets on trains and at stations is underway

Industry has committed to improve accessibility for disabled passengers after talks with the Rail Minister.

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Toby Wallace report published

Toby Wallace report published

Fatal man overboard from ocean rowing boat in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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New vehicle tax rates from 1 April 2017

New vehicle tax rates from 1 April 2017

The way vehicle tax is calculated will change for cars and some motor homes that are first registered with DVLA from 1 April 2017.

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Almost £1 million awarded to 66 water rescue charities

Almost £1 million awarded to 66 water rescue charities

Projects across the UK awarded funding for rescue equipment and training.

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Boost for motorists as government proposes no MOT test for first 4 years

Boost for motorists as government proposes no MOT test for first 4 years

New proposals unveiled which would extend the period before the first MOT test is needed from 3 to 4 years.

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Search underway for company to build HS2 trains in £2.75 billion government rail investment

Search underway for company to build HS2 trains in £2.75 billion government rail investment

Hundreds of jobs will be created by the investment, boosting Britain's skills and expertise in this sector.

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New opportunities offered as details of new rail franchise are released

New opportunities offered as details of new rail franchise are released

Government releases details of new West Coast Partnership rail franchise.

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MCA’s Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme gets the green light

MCA’s Survey & Inspection Transformation Programme gets the green light

The MCA’s Survey and Inspection Transformation Programme has been given the green light to implement proposed changes to the grades and terms and conditions of Marine Surveyors.

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Maritime & Coastguard Agency appoints Doug Barrow as Director of the UK Ship Register

Maritime & Coastguard Agency appoints Doug Barrow as Director of the UK Ship Register

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency has appointed a new Director of the UK Ship Register (UKSR), Doug Barrow. The appointment is part of a wider commitment to generate growth in the maritime sector, encourage greater investment in the UK and promote the UK flag as a world-class register that attracts quality ship owners.

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The AAIB has sent a team to Oxfordshire

The AAIB has sent a team to Oxfordshire

The AAIB has sent a team to investigate an aircraft accident that occurred in Oxfordshire

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Severn Crossing tolls to be slashed by up to 75%

Severn Crossing tolls to be slashed by up to 75%

Government proposes cuts to Severn Crossing tolls.

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Government allocates £1.2 billion roads funding to councils

Government allocates £1.2 billion roads funding to councils

£1.2 billion local roads funding to improve roads, cut congestion and improve journey times.

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HS2 ground investigation surveys event 23 January 2017: Kilburn

HS2 ground investigation surveys event 23 January 2017: Kilburn

We would like to invite you to an information event about HS2 ground investigation surveys in your area.

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