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DfT videos

Watch videos made by the department about policy, campaigns, ministerial events andspeeches, question and answer sessions.

Each video is accompanied by a transcript.

All video can can be found on this page and on the department's YouTube channel .

National Business Travel Network (NBTN)

Norman Baker, Minister for Local & Regional Transport addressed the National Business Travel Network (NBTN) on the 12th November, explaining how the Government wants to encourage people to make more journeys by sustainable, carbon-friendly modes of transport, from walking to cycling, and from car-sharing to public transport.

Published:
24 March 2011

Bikeability Workshops

Norman Baker, Minister for Local & Regional Transport, delivered a short video speech at three Bikeability Workshops on the 6th, 8th and 10th of December in Leeds, Bristol and London respectively.

Published:
24 March 2011

Rail announcement

Rail Minister Theresa Villiers and Norman Baker, Minister for Local & Regional Transport, explain how the Government will invest in more than 2,100 new rail carriages for Britain's railways by 2019 and plans to modernise the rail network to tackle overcrowding, improve reliability and speed up journeys.

Published:
24 March 2011

Local Sustainable Transport Fund

Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, provides guidance on the Local Sustainable Transport Fund at a series of workshops.

Published:
07 March 2011

Cumbria visit

In November 2009, up to 372mm of rain fell over Cumbria causing severe flooding. Minister for Local and Regional Transport visited the area to announce a further tranche of funding to repair and replace the bridges and roads that were washed out by the floods.

Published:
22 February 2011

Safe place to cross

On 12th January 2011 the Minister for road safety Mike Penning visited Grove Vale primary school in Sandwell to meet everyone involved in this year's THINK! child road safety campaign, promoting the Safer Place to Cross message. The Minister met representatives from West Bromwich Albion football club, The WBA Foundation, Sandwell Council road safety team and spoke to children involved in the initiative.

Published:
07 February 2011

Officer Cadet Award 2011

The British merchant fleet is known the world over for maintaining the highest standards in shipping and is managed by the United Kingdom Ship Register, which is operated within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. The training of young officers is very important and Karley Smith, currently a Third Officer with Sealion Shipping, is this year's winner of the Officer Trainee of the Year award.

Published:
07 February 2011

Fithteenth annual Bus Awards

Norman Baker MP, Minister for Local & Regional Transport, gave a keynote speech to the 15th annual UK Bus Awards the Hilton Hotel in London. The awards recognise and celebrate the best performing people, projects and organisations in the industry.

Published:
07 February 2011

Crossrail Station Design Exhibition

Rail Minister Theresa Villiers attended the launch of the Crossrail Station Design Exhibition being hosted by Crossrail and New London Architecture. The exhibition provides a glimpse of what Crossrail will look like in the future.

Published:
24 November 2010

National Association of Licensing and Enforcement Officers (NALEO)

Unable to attend in person, Norman Baker recorded a video speech National Association of Licensing and Enforcement Officers (NALEO) 20th October conference.

Published:
18 November 2010

National Taxi Association

Unable to attend in person, Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, recorded a video speech for the National Taxi Association 27th October conference.

Published:
17 November 2010

Midland Metro Line One

Following on from the Spending Review’s reaffirmation of the Government’s commitment to the Midland Metro Line One extension in Birmingham, Minister for Local and Regional Transport Norman Baker visited Snow Hill station.

Published:
11 November 2010

Reading Station

The recent Spending Review reiterated the Coalition Government's support for Network Rail’s major stations upgrade programme. Rail Minister Theresa Villiers went to Reading, one of the stations in the programme, to see progress on the improvement works.

Published:
11 November 2010

Green Bus Fund

Transport Minister Norman Baker announced the winners of the Green Bus Fund in Newcastle. The £15 million fund is designed to encourage bus operators and local authorities to buy new hybrid and electric buses.

Published:
10 November 2010

Manual for Streets 2

Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, explains Manual for Streets 2 is an invaluable part of the toolkit of technical advice which helps designers produce the good quality streets that local communities want.

Published:
20 October 2010

Sutton Community Transport

Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport formally opened Sutton Community Transport's impressive new vehicle depot and offices at Beddington Lane.

Published:
20 October 2010

Cycle Point

A small piece of Amsterdam came to Leeds when Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport and the Dutch Ambassador, His Excellency Pim Waldeck, formerly opened the UK's first Cycle Point - a highly innovative facility for cyclists at Leeds station.

Published:
20 October 2010

Rail Franchising Consultation

Theresa Villiers, Minister for Transport, explains how the Government has pledged to put rail at the heart of its transport strategy.

Published:
20 October 2010

Community Transport

With a focus on Community Transport, Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, addressed the East Sussex Transport Conference/Speak-up Forum in a video shown on 20 September 2010.

Published:
20 October 2010

Asphalt Industry Alliance's Making Roads Work North of England Forum July 2010

Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, address to the Asphalt Industry Alliance's Making Roads Work North of England Forum July 2010.

Published:
20 October 2010

Felixstowe and Harwich Ports

Shipping Minister Mike Penning made a fact finding visit to the Port of Felixstowe and Harwich International Port.

Published:
29 July 2010

Manchester trams

Norman Baker, Minister for Local and Regional Transport, visits Manchester to experience the city's Metrolink trams.

Published:
29 July 2010

Dartford Crossing

Transport Minister Mike Penning is committed to improving the levels of service experienced by users of the Dartford crossing. A package of measures to help reduce the congestion at the crossing is now being considered by the Department of Transport and the Highways Agency.

Published:
20 July 2010

Port of London Authority

Minister for Shipping Mike Penning made a fact finding visit to the Port of London Authority's Port Control Centre at Gravesend.

Published:
20 July 2010

MCA Solent Maritime Rescue Co-ordination

Minister for Shipping Mike Penning undertook a fact-finding visit to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency's Solent Rescue Co-ordination Centre.

Published:
11 June 2010

Highways Agency Control Centre

Video detailing the work carried out by the Highways Agency Control Centre.

Published:
28 September 2009