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FTA urges Network Rail to deliver rail enhancements

Following the announcement by the Department for Transport (DfT) that electrification of the Midland Mainline and the Trans-Pennine route would be deferred following delays and overruns in the enhancement programme, the Freight Transport Association has expressed its concern.

Skills summit celebrates female engineers working in transport

During a skills summit in support of Women in Engineering Day, Transport Minister Lord Ahmad met with women from across the construction and engineering industry and outlined his support for the campaign.

Ferry services resume after Port of Calais reopens amid safety fears

The Port of Calais has reopened after being at a standstill for most of the day due to industrial action by MyFerryLink employees. Protestors also brought Eurotunnel services to a halt after gaining access to the track.

Stansted international gateway marks three decades of success for FedEx Express

FedEx Express is celebrating 30 years of successful operations at its international gateway in Stansted. Established in 1985, the gateway has continually supported UK businesses both domestically and across international markets.

RHA welcomes upbeat employment figures but urges Government to implement driver shortage measures

Following on from leading a delegation to Downing Street to petition the Prime Minister for urgent help to train up new drivers, the Road Haulage Association’s chief executive, Richard Burnett, has welcomed the announcement of rising employment but also warned that they are in contrast to the chronic skills shortage affecting the UK’s road haulage industry.