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Hydrogen-powered trains: The remaining challenges for innovators

Rosie Hardy and Frank Harner at Withers & Rogers explore the exciting world of hydrogen-powered trains and detail what the remaining challenges for innovators are in this area
aviation fuels

The rise of sustainable aviation fuels

Dr Simon Blakey, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at the Low Carbon Combustion Centre, The University of Sheffield explores the rise of sustainable aviation fuels
holiday destination

40% of poll respondents find driving to a holiday destination stressful

Three loo stops, two bouts of tears, 11 cries of ‘’are we nearly there yet?’’, one cry of "I feel sick" - and getting lost twice are all part of the average family car journey to a holiday destination, according to a new survey 

Traffic jams — how much of a problem was it become across Britain?

Vindis theorise whether knowing where and when is worst for traffic jams across the UK can be another solution for sorting out gridlock Britain.
autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities

Dr Ingo Stuermer, Global Engineering Director Autonomous Driving, Aptiv explores the extent to which autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities in the future.
career in air traffic control

School leavers urged to consider career in air traffic control

As the UK’s airports gear up for what could be their busiest summer on record, NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results to consider a career in the aviation industry.
Manston Airport

Planning Inspectorate to review application to reopen and upgrade Manston Aiport

The Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government has accepted an application from the Planning Inspectorate to reopen and upgrade Manston Airport.
road safety laws

Cyclists and pedestrians to be protected under new road safety laws

The Department for Transport plans to update road safety laws to protect vulnerable road users in a bid to encourage more of us to take to two wheels to get around.
business aviation

Millennials and aviation: Developing sustainable technologies

Jürgen Wiese, Chairman of European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) states the case for why millennials should fly with us, including the role of developing sustainable technologies in the aviation sector.
transport industry

How blockchain is set to transform the transport industry

Blockchain has been said to have the power to change the financial world, offering efficiency, transparency and security, however, it also has its many other uses to industries outside of finance, for example, the transport industry
smart motorway

Drivers to benefit from Manchester’s fully functioning smart motorway

Greater Manchester's smart motorway went live on Tuesday 31 July on the final M60 section, meaning that the whole of the motorway between junction 8 of the M60 at Sale and Junction 20 of the M63 at Rochdale is fully-operational 
engineering sectors

Engineering sectors at risk following Airbus Brexit announcement

Plimsoll reveals threatened engineering sectors prompts job loss fears following the announcement that Airbus may leave the UK in the event of a no Brexit deal
diesel parking surcharge

Diesel parking surcharge consultation launches

Journeys into central London by older and polluting diesel vehicles could be cut by over a quarter of a million if a new diesel parking surcharge is introduced
aerospace research

Leading aerospace universities unite to create aerospace research consortium

Leading aerospace universities are joining forces to provide the global aerospace community with a centralised point of engagement for the UK’s top university aerospace research capabilities.
Future of Mobility Grand Challenge

Future of Mobility Grand Challenge reveals exciting changes for transport in the UK

New government plans reveal an exciting change in how people, goods and services could move around the UK.
aviation industry

Aviation minister meets future talent at training academy in Norwich

Aviation Minster, Liz Sugg visited the International Aviation Academy to meet the students who will shape the UK's aviation future During a tour of the...
Inclusive Transport Strategy

New government strategy to improve all travel for people with disabilities

The Department for Transport has set out its Inclusive Transport Strategy, which will improve accessibility across all types of travel for those with both visible and less visible disabilities.
UK's future rail network

Yorkshire apprentices will take leading role in UK’s future rail network

Graduates of the National College for High-Speed Rail in Yorkshire are set to play a leading role in designing, building and operating the UK's future rail network, the Transport Secretary has stated
high speed 2

High Speed 2 Ltd appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Richard Robinson joins High Speed 2 as Chief Operating Officer from AECOM and Michael Bradley CB joins as Chief Financial Officer from Defence Equipment and Support
eyesight

DVLA launches new national eyesight awareness campaign

DVLA is asking drivers to look again in a new EYE 735T campaign that is being launched today (Monday 23 July) 

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