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Safe and dependable transport is essential to UK society and the economy. The government is working to make rail, road, air and water transport more efficient and effective, keep them safe and secure, and reduce greenhouse gas and other emissions.

Policies 12

  1. Reducing greenhouse gases and other emissions from transport

    The government is taking steps to reduce carbon emissions from all forms of transport in the UK

  2. Making roads safer

    Reducing road collisions through better driver training, tougher drink/drug driving charges, road safety campaigns and lowering speed limits

  3. Developing a new high speed rail network

    The government will develop a new high speed network to provide the rail capacity that Britain needs.

  4. Expanding and improving the rail network

    The government is expanding and improving the rail network to improve passengers' journeys and support economic growth

  5. Making sure UK airports and airlines are safe, secure and competitive while reducing their impacts on the environment and communities

    Creating economic, sustainable and socially responsible growth through competitive airlines and airports

See all 12 policies

Detailed guides

  1. The Highways Agency: suppliers and procurement

    Types of goods and services procured by the Highways Agency, how suppliers are chosen, where work is advertised and working relationships. Read more

  2. Tonnage measurement

    Key regulations on tonnage measurement, weighing, safe loading, unloading and carriage of cargo, and passenger and personnel safety issues for ships. Read more

  3. The Highways Agency: skills card and registration requirements for suppliers

    National Highway Sector Schemes and Construction Skills Certification Scheme registration and skills card requirements for Highways Agency suppliers. Read more

  4. Export strategic goods to the Channel Islands

    Find out if you need a strategic goods licence to export to the Channel Islands: how goods are listed on the UK Strategic Export Control Lists Read more

  5. Traffic Systems and Signing Plans Registry: how to access documents

    Register as a Traffic Systems and Signing (TSS) Plans Registry user to access documents and the online register of statutory approvals for traffic control equipment. Read more

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