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Runaway of a road rail vehicle at Bradford

Runaway of a road rail vehicle at Bradford

Investigation into the runaway of a road-rail maintenance vehicle near Bradford Interchange station, 8 June 2018.

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Passenger train derailment at Clogwyn y Gwin South foot crossing

Passenger train derailment at Clogwyn y Gwin South foot crossing

Passenger train derailment at Clogwyn-y-Gwin South foot crossing, Welsh Highland Railway, 10 June 2018.

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Motorcyclists encouraged to make their riding more enjoyable

Motorcyclists encouraged to make their riding more enjoyable

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is encouraging motorcyclists to brush up on their skills to make their riding safer and more enjoyable.

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Passenger trapped in tram door and dragged a short distance at Bury

Passenger trapped in tram door and dragged a short distance at Bury

Passenger trapped in tram door and dragged a short distance at Bury, Manchester Metrolink, 30 May 2018.

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The AAIB is sending a team to the Western Isles, Scotland

The AAIB is sending a team to the Western Isles, Scotland

The AAIB has sent a team of inspectors to investigate an aircraft accident in the Western Isles, Scotland.

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Drink drivers face swifter justice with new roadside breathalysers

Drink drivers face swifter justice with new roadside breathalysers

New roadside breathalyser technology and a new approach to road casualty investigation.

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Jo Johnson visits northern staff and passenger groups in Manchester

Jo Johnson visits northern staff and passenger groups in Manchester

Rail Minister meets with Mayor of Greater Manchester and leaders of Northern and Network Rail.

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Faster journeys, more seats and better compensation for passengers in next East Midlands franchise

Faster journeys, more seats and better compensation for passengers in next East Midlands franchise

East Midlands franchise bidders urged to show how they can deliver an ambitious upgrade programme as the invitation to tender is published.

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Transport Secretary and Rail Minister meet MPs from across country to tackle rail disruption

Transport Secretary and Rail Minister meet MPs from across country to tackle rail disruption

Ministers discuss the service levels on Northern and GTR and compensating passengers.

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Government agrees final proposal for Heathrow expansion

Government agrees final proposal for Heathrow expansion

The proposed Airports National Policy Statement supports a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport.

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Welsh Secretary welcomes investment in Wales and Borders rail services

Welsh Secretary welcomes investment in Wales and Borders rail services

KeolisAmey confirmed as new operators of the Wales and Borders rail franchise.

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Aviation Minister visits Inverness Airport to welcome increased connectivity for the Highlands

Aviation Minister visits Inverness Airport to welcome increased connectivity for the Highlands

Aviation Minister Baroness Sugg celebrates continued success for the airport and meets businesses benefitting from new global links.

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Safety Bulletin 2/2018 published

Safety Bulletin 2/2018 published

Urgent safety lessons issued after the failure of a throw bag rescue line during a boat capsize rescue drill.

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The AAIB is sending a team to North Yorkshire

The AAIB is sending a team to North Yorkshire

The AAIB is sending inspectors to near Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire.

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New drone laws bring added protection for passengers

New drone laws bring added protection for passengers

Laws will restrict drones from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries.

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Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs

Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs

Standards for how Heathrow should collaborate with airlines on the costs and design of a third runway.

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The return of Joe and Petunia

The return of Joe and Petunia

Return of the popular sixties characters in a new MCA safety film.

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The return of Joe and Petunia

The return of Joe and Petunia

Return of the popular sixties characters in a new MCA safety film.

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Ocean Way report and flyer published

Ocean Way report and flyer published

Flooding and sinking of a fishing vessel while north-east of Lerwick, Scotland.

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Plans to tackle Northern rail issues top priority

Plans to tackle Northern rail issues top priority

Plans for extra services and improved performance of Northern rail set out.

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Julie Lennard appointed Chief Executive of DVLA

Julie Lennard appointed Chief Executive of DVLA

Julie Lennard to be Chief Executive of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).

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Vacancy: Receptionist

Vacancy: Receptionist

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is recruiting a Receptionist.

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New plans to keep Kent moving during Channel disruption

New plans to keep Kent moving during Channel disruption

Plans to improve overnight lorry parking and to ease traffic in the event of cross-Channel disruption announced.

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New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK

New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK

From June 2018 drivers will be able to use remote control parking on British roads.

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LNER to run East Coast Mainline services from London to Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland

LNER to run East Coast Mainline services from London to Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland

Train services will continue to run as normal. Your tickets are still valid, your journeys won’t be affected and you do not need to change your journey plans.

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Be travel aware: pack smartly and prepare for security

Be travel aware: pack smartly and prepare for security

Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport.

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CiTV star Sam Homewood fronts latest THINK! campaign to get children crossing the road safely

CiTV star Sam Homewood fronts latest THINK! campaign to get children crossing the road safely

TV presenter launches a new ‘stop, look, listen, think’ road safety campaign to encourage children to think carefully about crossing roads.

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The AAIB has sent a team to Hampshire

The AAIB has sent a team to Hampshire

The AAIB has sent a team to Lasham, Hampshire

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New measures to tackle the misuse of lasers gain Royal Assent

New measures to tackle the misuse of lasers gain Royal Assent

Vehicle operators and air traffic controllers will be protected by the legislation which could lead to a maximum jail term of 5 years for offenders.

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Digital rail revolution will reduce overcrowding and cut delays

Digital rail revolution will reduce overcrowding and cut delays

Trains will become faster, more frequent, more punctual and safer through the introduction of new digital technology on the rail network.

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Islay Trader report published

Islay Trader report published

Grounding of a general cargo vessel off Margate, Kent.

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New vacancy: Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents

New vacancy: Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents

Steve Clinch is retiring at the end of June and applications are invited for his successor by 28 May.

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Witness appeal

Witness appeal

Capsize of fishing vessel near Mountbatten breakwater, Plymouth

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announces £2 million to improve transport and connectivity in the South East of England

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announces £2 million to improve transport and connectivity in the South East of England

England's Economic Heartland and Transport for the South East given government funding to develop innovative transport plans fit for the future of their regions.

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Vacancy: Operations Officer

Vacancy: Operations Officer

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is recruiting an Operations Officer.

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MCA and RNLI test drones in real life search and rescue scenarios

MCA and RNLI test drones in real life search and rescue scenarios

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) ran a special event to test the use of drones.

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Operational incident following signal passed at danger, Bethnal Green

Operational incident following signal passed at danger, Bethnal Green

Operational incident following signal passed at danger, Bethnal Green, 8 April 2018.

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Huayang Endeavour and Seafrontier report published

Huayang Endeavour and Seafrontier report published

Collision between a bulk carrier and an oil tanker in the English Channel, resulting in damage to both vessels.

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DVSA earned recognition scheme launched

DVSA earned recognition scheme launched

DVSA's earned recognition scheme goes live today, Tuesday 24 April 2018.

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Better connections to ports to help business growth

Better connections to ports to help business growth

Port connectivity study released.

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Government welcomes Year of Engineering partnership with Apple

Government welcomes Year of Engineering partnership with Apple

Apple is joining forces with the Year of Engineering 2018 and offering a UK-wide programme of activities for primary and secondary school pupils.

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The AAIB is sending a team Northern Ireland

The AAIB is sending a team Northern Ireland

The AAIB is sending a team to Crumlin, Northern Ireland to investigate an accident to a light aircraft.

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Passenger incident at Bushey station

Passenger incident at Bushey station

Passenger becoming trapped in a train door and dragged a short distance at Bushey station, Hertfordshire, 26 March 2018.

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Formula 4 powerboats report published

Formula 4 powerboats report published

Collision between 2 powerboats while rounding a buoy on Stewartby Lake, Bedfordshire, England.

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Near miss with track workers at Primrose Hill

Near miss with track workers at Primrose Hill

Investigation into a near miss with track workers at Primrose Hill, north London, 11 March 2018.

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