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Miscellaneous DfT press release archive

Safety cameras: Press Releases

Safety cameras: Press Releases.


Transition of UK glider fleet to European regulations

From 29 March 2007 UK gliders will have to comply with European airworthiness regulations.

Published:
20 March 2007

Department for Transport announces winner of South Western franchise

The Department for Transport announced on 22 September 2006 that Stagecoach South Western Trains Limited (Stagecoach Group plc) has been awarded the contract to run the South Western franchise from 04 February 2007.

Published:
22 September 2006

Tackling crime on public transport

How passengers' views are helping to develop schemes that tackle crime and anti-social behaviour on public transport.

Published:
11 November 2004
Last update:
03 August 2006

Mandatory Fitting of Digital Tachographs

Announcement that all large commercial vehicles that first enter service from 1 May 2006 will have to fit and use tachographs that will record drivers' activities electronically and store them in digital memory rather than on paper.

Published:
04 May 2006

DfT announces pre-qualified bidders for South Western franchise

The Department for Transport today announced that 5 parties have pre-qualified as bidders for the South Western franchise.

Published:
01 February 2006

Integrated Kent Franchise

Stockmarket statement by the Transport Secretary, Alistair Darling, announcing the integrated Kent franchise.

Published:
29 November 2005

New controls are cutting rail delays

A short report about new control centres that are bringing benefits to rail passengers.

Published:
13 June 2005

Rail authority selects firm to run London to Aberdeen services

A short report about the Strategic Rail Authority announcing the biggest deal in European rail history.

Published:
22 March 2005

Minister David Jamieson announces grant to Goole barge company

Press notice announcing £351,829 grant for an East Yorkshire barge company to transport goods by water rather than road.

Published:
03 March 2005

Train companies are changing their business to put passengers first

A major rail company is seeking to improve passengers' journeys.

Published:
29 July 2004

Assessment of rail safety systems

Statement by Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott (DETR Press Release 989 dated 11 October 1999).

Published:
11 October 1999

Railway Inspectorate's action on Paddington

Statement by Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott (DETR Press Release 985 dated 8 October 1999).

Published:
08 October 1999

Urgent assessment of rail safety systems

Statement by Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott (DETR Press Release 973 dated 6 October 1999).

Published:
06 October 1999

Public inquiry into Paddington Rail Crash

Statement by Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott (DETR Press Release 969 dated 5 October 1999).

Published:
05 October 1999

Paddington Rail Crash, 5 October 1999

Statement by Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott (DETR Press Release 967 dated 5 October 1999).

Published:
05 October 1999