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Patience plea over Borders Railway extension plans

Transport Secretary Fiona Hyslop tells campaigners time will be needed to take the line to Carlisle.

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Inflation and reliability hit traffic on island routes, official annual statistics show, leaving numbers at their lowest since 1992

The West Northants roads benefitting from millions in redirected HS2 funding

Allocated across the next 11 years, it will represent a more than two-thirds increase in Department for Transport (DfT) support for local roads

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Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

  • Government proposes lowering age limit for bus and coach driversRoads Minister Guy Opperman has launched a consultation on proposals that could open up hundreds of jobs in the bus and coach sectors to younger people. The measures aim to help deliver more reliable bus services and a more resilient supply chain as part of plans to grow the economy. Currently, those aged 18 to 20 can only drive bus and coach routes up to 50km, despite being allowed to drive articulated lorries with no distance limit.   New proposals seek to remove this restriction, enabling fully trained 18 to 20-year-olds to operate longer bus and coach journeys, such as from Lo...

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