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Imperial Tramways Company (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

The Imperial Tramways Company Ltd (1878 to 1930) was created to bring under common management a number of street tramways. Originally based in London,
Third International Electric Tramway and Railway Exhibition (138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Third International Electric Tramway and Railway Exhibition was held in the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, London from 3 July 1905 to 14 July
Swansea Bay Metro (439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Swansea Bay Metro (Welsh: Metro Bae Abertawe) is a proposed railway enhancement around the Swansea Bay area of South Wales. The project could take up to
Railway and Canal Historical Society (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway and Canal Historical Society was founded in the United Kingdom in 1954 to bring together all those interested in the history of transport,
Railway Correspondence and Travel Society (943 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society (RCTS) is a national society founded in Cheltenham, England in 1928 to bring together those interested in
First International Tramways and Light Railways Exhibition (173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The First International Tramways and Light Railways Exhibition was held in the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, London from 30 June 1900 – 11 July 1900
Second International Tramways and Light Railways Exhibition (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Second International Tramways and Light Railways Exhibition was held in the Royal Agricultural Hall, Islington, London from 1 July 1902 - 12 July 1902
Railway Clearing House (1,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British Railway Clearing House (RCH) was an organisation set up to manage the allocation of revenue collected by pre-grouping railway companies for
Admiral Group (292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Admiral Group plc is a British financial services company headquartered in Cardiff, Wales. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, it is a constituent of
Trolleybuses in Leeds (1,129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Leeds trolleybus system served the West Riding of Yorkshire city of Leeds in England between 1911 and 1928. In May 2016, plans to construct a new system
Light Rail Transit Association (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA) is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to advocate and encourage research into the retention and development
Trolleybuses in Brighton (407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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York Corporation Tramways (588 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The York Corporation Tramways (YCT) provided an electric tramway and trolleybus service in York between 1910 and 1935. In 1909 the Corporation of York
Trolleybuses in London (1,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trolleybuses served the London Passenger Transport Area from 1931 until 1962. For much of its existence, the London system was the largest in the world
Maritime and Coastguard Agency (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom working to prevent the loss of lives at sea and is responsible, through
Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) was an executive agency granted trading fund status in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Transport
Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a British charity that aims to save lives and prevent life-changing injuries which occur as
East Coast Trains (411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
East Coast Trains is a future open access operator in the United Kingdom owned by FirstGroup. It has been granted permission by the Office of Rail & Road
Plusbus (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Plusbus is an add-on ticket, which can be purchased with National Rail train tickets in the United Kingdom. It allows unlimited travel on participating
The Highway Code (1,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Highway Code is a set of information, advice, guides and mandatory rules for road users in the United Kingdom. Its objective is to promote road safety
London United Tramways (883 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
London United Tramways Company Limited was an operator of trams and trolleybuses in the western and southern suburbs of London, UK, from 1894 to 1933,
Trolleybuses in Kingston upon Hull (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Established in 1967, the British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) is the UK trade body for companies engaged in vehicle rental, leasing and
Tees Valley Metro (914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tees Valley Metro was a project to upgrade the Tees Valley Line and sections of the Esk Valley Line and Durham Coast Line to provide a faster and more
British Waterways (2,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British Waterways, often shortened to BW, was a statutory corporation wholly owned by the government of the United Kingdom. It served as the navigation
Road Traffic Act 1988 (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Road Traffic Act 1988 (c 52) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, concerning licensing of vehicles, insurance and road regulation. Part I
Aldwych bus bombing (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aldwych bus bombing occurred on 18 February 1996 when an improvised explosive device being carried by Irish republican Edward O'Brien detonated prematurely
M62 coach bombing (1,233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The M62 coach bombing occurred on 4 February 1974 on the M62 motorway in northern England, when a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) bomb exploded
Stoke Streetcar (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stoke Streetcar was a proposed bus rapid transit system for The Potteries Urban Area (Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Kidsgrove) in England
Rhondda Tramways Company (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rhondda Tramways Company operated a tramway service in Rhondda, Wales, between 1904 and 1934. The Pontypridd and Rhondda Valley Tramway Company had built
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (1,658 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA; Welsh: Asiantaeth Trwyddedu Gyrwyr a Cherbydau) is the organisation of the UK government responsible for
Aberdare Urban District Council Tramways (1,326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aberdare Urban District Council Tramways operated a tramway service in Aberdare between 1913 and 1935. It was the only system in the United Kingdom which
Transport (typeface) (1,243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Transport is a sans serif typeface first designed for road signs in the United Kingdom. It was created between 1957 and 1963 by Jock Kinneir and Margaret
Motorway (typeface) (446 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Motorway is a typeface designed by Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert for use on the motorway network of the United Kingdom. Motorway was first used on
Green Cross Code (1,083 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Green Cross Code is a brand created by the National Road Safety Committee (now the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, RoSPA) to raise awareness
Marine Accident Investigation Branch (729 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) is a UK government organisation, authorised to investigate all maritime accidents in UK waters and accidents
Trolleybuses in Hartlepool (587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hartlepool trolleybus system once served the town of West Hartlepool, and linked it with the town of Hartlepool, in County Durham, England. The two
Urban rail in the United Kingdom (4,180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Urban or suburban rail plays a key role in public transport in many of the United Kingdom's major cities. Urban rail refers to the train service between
Trolleybuses in Glasgow (1,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Glasgow trolleybus system operated in the City of Glasgow, Scotland, between 1949 and 1967, with the network reaching its largest extent in 1959. It
Trolleybuses in Darlington (196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) in the United Kingdom is a requirement on transport fuel suppliers to ensure that 5 percent of all road
Pontypridd Urban District Council Tramways (1,575 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pontypridd Urban District Council Tramways operated a tramway service in Pontypridd between 1904 and 1931. Part of it used the route of the Pontypridd
Grand Union (train operating company) (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Grand Union is a prospective open access operator who are proposing to operate train services in the United Kingdom from London to Wales and Scotland.
Transport Act 2000 (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Driving in the United Kingdom (926 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Driving in the United Kingdom is governed by various legal powers and in some cases is subject to the passing of a driving test. The government produces
Maidstone Corporation Transport (896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maidstone Corporation Transport was the operator of trams, trolleybuses and motorbuses in Maidstone, Kent from 1904 to 1974. The operations of Maidstone
Severn Link (356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Severn Link was a ferry operating company founded in 2010 that intended to provide ferry services across the Bristol Channel in England and Wales. The
Alliance Rail Holdings (1,447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alliance Rail Holdings is a railway company developing plans to operate passenger trains in the United Kingdom through its subsidiaries Great North Western
Bradford Corporation Tramways (1,905 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bradford Corporation Tramways were a tramway network in the city of Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England which operated trams from 1882 until 1950
Halifax Corporation Tramways (1,634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Halifax Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England between 1898 and 1939. After considering lifts and inclined
East Anglia Transport Museum (1,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The East Anglia Transport Museum is an open-air transport museum, with numerous historic public transport vehicles (including many in full working order)
Driving Standards Agency (1,727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) was an executive agency of the UK Department for Transport (DfT). DSA promoted road safety in Great Britain by improving
Public transport in Bristol (1,278 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The majority of public transport users in the Bristol Urban Area are transported by bus, although rail has experienced growth and does play an important
Llanelly and District Electric Tramways (2,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Llanelly and District Electric Tramways operated a standard gauge tramway service in Llanelli, Wales, between 1908 and 1933. It was the successor to a
IAM RoadSmart (3,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
IAM RoadSmart formerly called the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is a charity based in the United Kingdom and serving nine countries, whose objective
Dundee Corporation Tramways (2,347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dundee Corporation Tramways formerly served the City of Dundee in Scotland. The Corporation had financed the construction of a horse tramway in 1877, but
Trolleybuses in Bournemouth (471 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Trolleybuses in Birmingham (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Trolleybuses in South Shields (238 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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List of Community Rail members (1,176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Community rail in Britain is the support of railway lines and stations by local organisations, usually through community rail partnerships (CRPs) comprising
Trolleybuses in Derby (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Derby trolleybus system once served Derby, the former county town of Derbyshire in central England. The trolleybus service started in 1932 and ran
Go-Op (train operating company) (977 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Go-Op (full name Go-op Cooperative Ltd,) is an open access train operating company which is currently proposing to operate a service between Taunton and
Rainhill Trials (2,354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rainhill Trials was an important competition run in October 1829, to test George Stephenson's argument that locomotives would provide the best motive
Driver and Vehicle Agency (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA or DVANI, Irish: An Ghníomhaireacht Tiománaithe agus Feithiclí ) is a government agency of the Northern Ireland Department
City Sightseeing (1,112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
City Sightseeing is an open-top, sightseeing tour bus operator. It provides tour bus services in more than 130 cities around the world. As City Sightseeing
Trolleybuses in Bradford (416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bradford trolleybus system served the city of Bradford, Yorkshire, England for much of the 20th century. It was one of the first two trolleybus systems
Trolleybuses in Oldham (301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Trolleybuses in Ramsbottom (278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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SS Empire Tower (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SS Empire Tower was a British 4,378 GRT cargo ship built in 1935 and sunk by enemy action in 1943. She was built by the Burntisland Shipbuilding Company
Freight Transport Association (625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Logistics UK, formerly the Freight Transport Association (FTA) based in Tunbridge Wells is one of the largest trade associations in the UK, with members
Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers' Union (442 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Labourers Union (DWRGLU), often known as the Dockers' Union, was a British trade union representing dock workers
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is an executive agency of the UK Department for Transport (DfT). It carries out driving tests, approves
Trolleybuses in Maidstone (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Trolleybuses in Manchester (409 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Privatisation of British Rail (4,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Privatisation of British Rail was the process by which ownership and operation of the railways of Great Britain passed from government control into
Transport during the British Industrial Revolution (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Transportation of goods to factories, and of finished products from them, was limited by high transport costs along roads to their destinations. This was
Locomotives on Highways Act 1896 (1,542 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Locomotives on Highways Act 1896 removed the strict rules and UK speed limits that were included in the earlier Locomotive Acts which had greatly restricted
Trolleybuses in Cardiff (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cardiff trolleybus system once served Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Opened on 1 March 1942 (1942-03-01), it gradually replaced the Cardiff tramway
Trolleybuses in Portsmouth (301 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Trolleybuses in Huddersfield (478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Huddersfield trolleybus system once served the market town of Huddersfield, in West Yorkshire, England. Opened on 4 December 1933 (1933-12-04), it
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, which provided powers to regulate or restrict traffic on UK roads,
Chesterfield tramway (2,868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Chesterfield and District Tramways Company and its successors ran a tramway system in the Derbyshire town of Chesterfield, England. The first horse-drawn
Trolleybuses in Newcastle upon Tyne (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Trafford Park Railway (636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Trafford Park Railway System is a disused railway system that runs around the site of large Trafford Park Industrial Estate. Rail service stopped in
Trolleybuses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire (307 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Transport and Works Act 1992 (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Transport and Works Act 1992 (TWA) was established by the Parliament of the United Kingdom to provide a system by which the construction of rail transport
Stockport Corporation Tramways (2,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stockport Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Stockport, England, between 1901 and 1951. It was preceded by a horse tramway from Levenshulme
Liverpool Cruise Terminal (1,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coordinates: 53°24′26″N 3°00′00″W / 53.4073°N 3.0001°W / 53.4073; -3.0001 The Liverpool Cruise Terminal is a 350-metre-long (1,150 ft) floating structure
Trolleybuses in South Lancashire (261 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Navigation authority (261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A navigation authority is a company or statutory body which is concerned with the management of a navigable canal or river. Whilst the rights of individual
Margaret Calvert (1,012 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Margaret Vivienne Calvert OBE RDI (born 1936) is a British typographer and graphic designer who, with colleague Jock Kinneir, designed many of the road
Proposed transport developments in Bristol (1,380 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article lists proposed developments to transport in Bristol, England. Work for the Metrobus express bus services began in 2015. Service on the first
Trolleybuses in St Helens (312 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Mexborough and Swinton Traction Company (3,318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mexborough and Swinton Traction Company was the name adopted by the Mexborough & Swinton Tramways Company in 1929 following the introduction of trolleybuses
Wigan Corporation Tramways (2,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wigan Corporation Tramways operated a tramway service in Wigan, England, between 1901 and 1931. The first tramway service in the town was run by the Wigan
Aldgate bus station (556 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aldgate bus station serves the Aldgate area of the City of London, England. The station is owned and maintained by Transport for London and located directly
Rail Safety and Standards Board (477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) is a British independent not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, which was established in 2003 upon the
Jock Kinneir (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard "Jock" Kinneir (11 February 1917 – 23 August 1994) was a British typographer and graphic designer who, with his colleague Margaret Calvert, designed
Motor Car Act 1903 (882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Motor Car Act 1903 (3 Edw.7, c. 36) was an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament that received royal assent on 14 August 1903, which introduced motor
History of the British canal system (5,016 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The canal network of the United Kingdom played a vital role in the Industrial Revolution. The canals permitted the creation of wealth, by industry, that
National Union of Seamen (1,933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Union of Seamen (NUS) was the principal trade union of merchant seafarers in the United Kingdom from the late 1880s to 1990. In 1990, the
Trolleybuses in Ashton-under-Lyne (367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ashton-under-Lyne trolleybus system once served the market town of Ashton-under-Lyne, now in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester
Trolleybuses in Hastings (443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hastings trolleybus system once served the town of Hastings, East Sussex, England. Opened on 1 April 1928 (1928-04-01), it gradually replaced the Hastings
Trolleybuses in Belfast (697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Belfast trolleybus system served the city of Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was the only trolleybus system built in Ireland. Opened on 28 March 1938 (1938-03-28)
Beeching cuts (6,971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Beeching cuts (also Beeching Axe) was a plan to increase the efficiency of the nationalised railway system in Great Britain. The plan was outlined
Highway Act 1835 (1,168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Highway Act 1835 (5 & 6 Will 4 c 50) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was one of the Highway Acts 1835 to 1885. The Highway Act
MOT test (3,292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The MOT test (Ministry of Transport, or simply MOT) is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in the United
Alliance of British Drivers (962 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) is a British not-for-profit organisation that lobbies 'for motorists' interests'. The organisation, operated by Pro-Motor
Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate (3,292 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Established in 1840, Her Majesty Railway Inspectorate (HMRI) is the British organisation responsible for overseeing safety on Britain's railways and tramways
Trolleybuses in Teesside (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Teesside trolleybus system once served the conurbation of Teesside, in the North East of England. Opened on 8 November 1919 (1919-11-08), it was unusual
Japanese used vehicle exporting (2,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Japanese used vehicle exporting is a grey market international trade involving the export of used cars and other vehicles from Japan to other markets around
Stephenson Locomotive Society (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stephenson Locomotive Society (SLS) was founded in the UK in Autumn 1909 for the study of rail transport and locomotives. More recently, on 1 January
Pass Plus (430 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pass Plus Scheme commonly referred to as Pass Plus is a scheme run in the United Kingdom aimed at new drivers who have recently passed the standard driving
Parliamentary train (1,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Parliamentary train is a passenger service operated in the United Kingdom to comply with the Railway Regulation Act 1844 that required train companies
Penalty fare (3,698 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A penalty fare, standard fare, or fixed penalty notice is a special, usually higher, fare charged because a passenger using public transport did not comply
ArrivaClick (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ArrivaClick is a demand responsive transport service operated by Arriva UK Bus. Passengers book and pay for journeys via a smartphone app, which then matches
Light rail in Bristol (1,871 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The city of Bristol in the United Kingdom has included a light rail transport system in its plans from the 1980s onwards. There has been no light rail
List of modern tramway and light rail systems in the United Kingdom (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of extant tramway and light rail systems in the United Kingdom. For a full historical list of all tramway systems that have existed in the
National Tramway Museum (3,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Tramway Museum (trading as Crich Tramway Village) is a tram museum located at Crich, (listen (help·info)), Derbyshire, England. The museum
Hail and ride (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In public transport in the United Kingdom and Australia, hail and ride is boarding or alighting a mode of public transport by signalling the driver or
Road Traffic Act 1934 (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Road Traffic Act 1934 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom introduced by the Minister of Transport, Leslie Hore-Belisha. The Act was
Clifton Robinson (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir (James) Clifton Robinson (1 January 1848–6 November 1910), born in Birkenhead, England, was known as the "Tramway King", having involvement in the
ORCATS (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ORCATS (Operational Research Computerised Allocation of Tickets to Services), is a large centralised legacy computer system used on passenger railways
The wrong type of snow (1,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The wrong type of snow" or "the wrong kind of snow" is a phrase coined by the British media in 1991 after severe weather caused disruption to many of
Clyde Fastlink (704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Clyde FastLink is a proposed high frequency bus rapid transit system in Glasgow, Scotland. It is planned to run between Glasgow city centre and several
List of trolleybus systems in the United Kingdom (227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of trolleybus systems in the United Kingdom by Home Nation and by regions of England. It includes: Past trolleybus systems in the UK. Museums
Black Country Living Museum (3,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Black Country Living Museum (formerly The Black Country Museum) is an open-air museum of rebuilt historic buildings in Dudley, West Midlands, England
Tramways Act 1870 (351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tramways Act 1870 (c. 78) was an important step in the development of urban transport in United Kingdom. Street tramways had originated in the United
Driving examiner (United Kingdom) (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In the United Kingdom, driving examiners are civil servants employed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) in Great Britain and by the Driver
Selective door operation (1,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Selective Door Operation, also called Selective Door Opening (or SDO) is a mechanism employed primarily on trains (although buses with multiple doors also
Highways Act 1980 (902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Highways Act 1980 (1980 c.66) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom dealing with the management and operation of the road network in England
Connect2Wiltshire (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Connect2Wiltshire is a demand responsive transport network in southern Wiltshire funded by Wiltshire Council, operating in many places including Calne
National Union of Dock Labourers (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Union of Dock Labourers (NUDL) was a trade union in the United Kingdom which existed between 1889 and 1922. It was formed in Glasgow in 1889
Postbus (1,692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A postbus is a public bus service that is operated as part of local mail delivery as a means of providing public transport in rural areas with lower levels
Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 (1,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that nationalised large parts of the UK aerospace and
The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft (2,298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft is a transport museum which specialises in the preservation of trolleybuses. It is located by the village of Sandtoft
London Regional Transport Act 1984 (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The London Regional Transport Act 1984 (1984 c. 32) was an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament which created the statutory corporation named London Regional
Sandite (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sandite is a substance used on railways in the UK, Ireland, US, the Netherlands and Belgium to combat leaves on the line, which can cause train wheels
Trolleybuses in Cleethorpes (1,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cleethorpes trolleybus system once served the holiday resort of Cleethorpes, in Lincolnshire, England. Opened on 18 July 1937 (1937-07-18), it replaced
Smart motorway (3,937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A smart motorway (formerly managed motorway and active traffic management), also known in Scotland as an intelligent transport system, is a section of
Frog war (854 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A frog war occurs when one private railroad company attempts to cross the tracks of another, and this results in hostilities between the two railroads
Red route (822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The term red route has been separately adopted for two entirely different highway purposes within the United Kingdom. In London, Leeds and the county of
Sir George White, 1st Baronet (1,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir George White, 1st Baronet (1854–1916) was an English businessman and stockbroker based in Bristol. He was instrumental in the construction of the Bristol
Railway Regulation (Gauge) Act 1846 (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Railway Regulation (Gauge) Act was enacted by the United Kingdom Parliament on 18 August 1846. It mandated standard gauges of 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)
Railway Regulation Act 1844 (737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway Regulation Act 1844 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom providing a minimum standard for rail passenger travel. It provided
Trolleybuses in Southend-on-Sea (2,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Southend-on-Sea trolleybus system once served the town of Southend-on-Sea, in Essex, England. Opened on 16 October 1925 (1925-10-16), it gradually
Kenneth Grange (876 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Kenneth Henry Grange, CBE, PPCSD, RDI (born 17 July 1929, London) is a British industrial designer. Grange's career began as a drafting assistant with
Trolleybuses in Grimsby (1,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Grimsby trolleybus system once served the seaport of Grimsby, in Lincolnshire, England. Opened on 3 October 1926 (1926-10-03), it gradually replaced
English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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David Mellor (designer) (954 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
David Rogerson Mellor CBE FCSD RDI (5 October 1930 – 7 May 2009) was an English designer, manufacturer, craftsman and retailer. Regarded as one of the
Edmondson railway ticket (1,716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Edmondson railway ticket was a system for recording the payment of railway fares and accounting for the revenue raised, introduced in the 1840s. It
National Dock Labour Board (493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Dock Labour Board (NDLB), which administered the National Dock Labour Scheme, was an administrative board for the operation of British docks
United Kingdom driving test (3,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The United Kingdom driving test is a test of competence that UK residents take in order to obtain a full Great Britain or Northern Ireland (car) driving
Director of Passenger Rail Franchising (474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Director of Passenger Rail Franchising was a statutory office in the United Kingdom created in 1993 by the Railways Act 1993 and usually called the
Driver CPC (1,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) is a qualification for professional bus, coach and lorry drivers. It has been introduced
ULTra (rapid transit) (3,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ultra (Urban Light Transit) is a personal rapid transit PODCAR system developed by the British engineering company Ultra Global PRT (formerly Advanced
Rail Regulator (1,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rail Regulator was a statutory office, created with effect from 1 December 1993 by section 1 of the Railways Act 1993, for the independent economic
Active traffic management (1,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Active traffic management (also managed lanes, smart lanes, managed/smart motorways) is a method of increasing peak capacity and smoothing traffic flows
Trolleybuses in Nottingham (2,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nottingham trolleybus system once served the city of Nottingham, in the county of Nottinghamshire, England. Opened on 10 April 1927 (1927-04-10), it
Rail Settlement Plan (485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rail Settlement Plan (RSP) is a division of the Rail Delivery Group in the United Kingdom. It provides a wide range of common services to the UK's train
Trolleybuses in Wolverhampton (2,516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
· The Wolverhampton trolleybus system served the city of Wolverhampton, then in Staffordshire, England (and now in West Midlands, England), for much of
Fixed penalty notice (2,104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fixed penalty notices (FPNs) were introduced in Britain in the 1950s to deal with minor parking offences. Originally used by police and traffic wardens
Autotrain (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Autotrain was a type of passenger train used in the early 20th century, where the steam locomotive could be remotely controlled from the rear of the
The Helix (Falkirk) (1,003 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Helix is a land transformation project to improve the connections between and around 16 communities in Falkirk Council, Scotland, including the eastern
Confederation of Passenger Transport (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) is an advocacy group representing operators of the UK buses and coaches. As well as providing services to
Connecting Communities (1,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Connecting Communities: Expanding Access to the Rail Network is a 2009 report by the Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) identifying potential
Fingerpost (1,847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A fingerpost (sometimes referred to as a guide post) is a traditional type of sign post primarily used in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland
List of navigation authorities in the United Kingdom (776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This List of navigation authorities in the United Kingdom is a list of links to any navigation authority in the United Kingdom, relating to any navigable
Train reporting number (2,957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A train reporting number in Great Britain identifies a particular train service. It consists of: A single-digit number, indicating the class (type) of
British Seafarers' Union (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British Seafarers' Union (BSU) was a trade union which organised sailors and firemen in the British ports of Southampton and Glasgow between 1911/1912
Locomotive Acts (1,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Locomotive Acts (or Red Flag Acts) were a series of Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom regulating the use of mechanically propelled vehicles
Definitive map (148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A definitive map is a record of public rights of way in England and Wales. In law it is the definitive record of where a right of way is located. The highway
Merry-go-round train (1,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A merry-go-round train, often abbreviated to MGR, is a block train of hopper wagons which both loads and unloads its cargo while moving. In the United
List of town tramway systems in the United Kingdom (641 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of town tramway systems in the United Kingdom divided by constituent country and by regions of England. It includes all tram systems, past
First Student UK (1,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
First Student UK is the brand used by FirstGroup for student transport in the United Kingdom. The brand was originally used in the United States for school
Trolleybuses in Doncaster (3,759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Doncaster trolleybus system once served the town of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. Opened on 22 August 1928 (1928-08-22), it gradually replaced
Institute of Highway Engineers (277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) (formerly the Institute of Highway Incorporated Engineers) is the professional institution for practitioners in
Trolleybuses in Ipswich (2,906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ipswich trolleybus system once served Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, England. Opened on 2 September 1923 (1923-09-02), it gradually replaced
Trolleybuses in Walsall (3,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Walsall trolleybus system once served the town of Walsall, then in Staffordshire, but now in West Midlands, England. Opened on 22 July 1931 (1931-07-22)
Glossary of United Kingdom railway terms (6,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This page contains a list of jargon used to varying degrees by railfans, trainspotters, and railway employees in the United Kingdom, including nicknames
Gauge War (517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gauge War (or Gauge Wars) was a figurative war of intense competition to control new territory, waged between expanding railway companies in Great
Passenger rail franchising in Great Britain (5,797 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Passenger rail franchising in Great Britain was the system of contracting the operation of the passenger services on the railways of Great Britain to private
Atheist Bus Campaign (5,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Atheist Bus Campaign was an advertising campaign in 2008 and 2009 that aimed to place "peaceful and upbeat" messages about atheism on transport media
Confidential Incident Reporting & Analysis System (673 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Confidential Incident Reporting & Analysis Service (CIRAS) is a confidential safety reporting service for health, safety and wellbeing concerns raised
National Maritime Board (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is about the Maritime Board in the United Kingdom. For the Board in the Philippines, see National Seamen Board. The National Maritime Board (NMB)
Reported Road Casualties Great Britain (1,941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reported Road Casualties Great Britain (RRCGB), formerly Road Casualties Great Britain (RCGB) and before that Road Accidents Great Britain (RAGB), is the
Rail freight in Great Britain (3,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The railway network in Great Britain has been used to transport goods of various types and in varying volumes since the early 19th century. Network Rail
Bedlington Ironworks (803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bedlington Ironworks, in Blyth Dene, Northumberland, England, operated between 1736 and 1867. It is most remembered as the place where wrought iron rails
Standard fare (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
passengers caught without a ticket. The system is used by public transport in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Standard Fares are not the same as Penalty Fares
Compulsory Basic Training (549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the United Kingdom, the term Compulsory Basic Training (abbreviated to CBT) is a preliminary vehicular training course which must be completed by people
Christchurch trolleybus turntable (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Christchurch trolleybus turntable formed part of the Bournemouth trolleybus system, which served the town of Bournemouth and its environs, on the south
Amalgamated Marine Workers' Union (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Amalgamated Marine Workers' Union was a trade union of sailors, firemen and ship-board service personnel which existed in the United Kingdom between
Glasgow Trains (563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Glasgow Trains was a proposed open access rail operator from Renaissance Trains. The proposal is to operate a twice daily direct service from Glasgow to
Longwood trolleybus turntable (361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Longwood trolleybus turntable formed part of the Huddersfield trolleybus system, which served the market town of Huddersfield, in West Yorkshire, England
NaPTAN (985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Public Transport Access Node (NaPTAN) database is a UK nationwide system for uniquely identifying all the points of access to public transport
United Kingdom–India bus routes (1,296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Numerous United Kingdom–India bus routes ran from the 1950s to the 1970s. The first of these was "The Indiaman", a service from London to Calcutta that
National Union of Ship's Stewards (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Union of Ship's Stewards, Cooks, Butchers and Bakers was the principal trade union for service personnel serving aboard British merchant ships
Revenue protection inspector (1,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revenue protection inspector (RPI) or revenue protection officer (RPO) is the job title given to staff who patrol different forms of public transport issuing
Trolleybuses in Reading (4,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Reading trolleybus system served the town of Reading in the English county of Berkshire and was owned by Reading Corporation, who had operated an electric
Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007 (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which entitles all people resident in England who are either disabled
Truckfest (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Truckfest is a transport festival in the United Kingdom centred on trucks and the haulage industry. As well as trade stands and music entertainment, highlights
Scottish Union of Dock Labourers (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Scottish Union of Dock Labourers was a Glasgow-based trade union for waterfront workers. It was formed during the seamen's and dockers' strikes of
Institute of Road Transport Engineers (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
IRTE, formerly the Institute of Road Transport Engineers, was a UK based membership organisation, with global branches, originally founded in 1944, Which
Stage Coaches Act 1788 (161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stage Coaches Act 1788 (28 Geo 3 c 57) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain to regulate the use of stagecoaches. It came into force from 1
Roads Act 1920 (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Roads Act 1920 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which established the Road Fund, and introduced tax discs. The Act: Required county
Route crime (250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Route crime is a phrase used by the British rail industry to denote trespass and vandalism. It is believed to be the cause of most deaths to members of
Association of Inland Navigation Authorities (43 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Association of Inland Navigation Authorities (AINA) is an unincorporated membership organisation in the United Kingdom. Membership is available for
Trolleybuses in Rotherham (4,108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rotherham trolleybus system once served the town of Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Opened on 3 October 1912 (1912-10-03), it was the
Family and Friends Railcard (1,795 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Family and Friends Railcard is an annual rail travel discount card for use in Great Britain by adults travelling with at least one child. Cards valid
Coach & Bus Week (439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Directly Operated Railways (641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(DOR) was a holding company set up by the Department for Transport in the United Kingdom in July 2009 to operate rail franchises should it become necessary
Network Railcard (2,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Network Railcard is a discount card introduced in 1986 by British Rail, upon the creation of their Network SouthEast sector in parts of Southern England
Special Roads Act 1949 (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Special Roads Act 1949 (c.32) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that: Authorised the construction of special roads (that became known
Road Fund (1,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Road Fund was a British Government fund designated to pay for the building and maintenance of the United Kingdom road network. Its income came originally
Fuel Price Escalator (627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fuel Price Escalator (later Fuel Duty Stabiliser), a fuel duty policy in the United Kingdom ahead of inflation, was introduced in March 1993 as a measure
Turbo Dispatch (1,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Turbo Dispatch is a public domain standard for the electronic transfer of job details, initially using packet radio, but now also using the internet. It
Railway Regulation Act 1840 (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway Regulation Act 1840 (3 & 4 Vict c 97) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It brought regulation to the fast-growing railway
Off-peak return (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Off-Peak Return is a type of train ticket used on National Rail services in Great Britain. The ticket was introduced as the Saver Return by British
Built-up area (Highway Code) (1,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In the UK Highway Code, a built-up area is a settled area in which the speed limit of a road is automatically 30 mph (48 km/h). These roads are known as
Roundabout Appreciation Society (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Roundabout Appreciation Society (UKRAS) is a group of people in the United Kingdom that discuss traffic roundabouts. The main topic of discussion is
Snap (coach company) (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Snap is an on-demand coach company in the United Kingdom, based in London. Snap does not operate its own coaches. It charters coaches from local operators
Road Safety Act 2006 (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Road Safety Act 2006 (c 49) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The provisions contained in the Act are designed to improve road safety
British Parking Association (3,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British Parking Association (BPA), is a British-based trade association that represents the views and interests of its membership drawn principally
Yorcard (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Yorcard is the name of an electronic smartcard ticketing programme in Yorkshire. It grew from the pilot of the same name which completed in 2009. Yorcard
Cheap Trains Act 1883 (457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cheap Trains Act 1883 marked the beginning of workers' train (and later, bus) services. It removed the passenger duty on any train charging less than
Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) is a series of 15 volumes that provide standards, advice notes and other documents relating to the design
Local Transport Act 2008 (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Local Transport Act 2008 (c 26) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Orders made under this section: The Local Transport Act 2008 (Commencement
Stage Coaches Act 1790 (338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stage Coaches Act 1790 (30 Geo. 3 c. 36) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of Great Britain to regulate the use of stagecoaches. The Act built
Railway Industry Association (428 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the main industry trade group for railway equipment manufacturers in the United Kingdom. Eligibility for membership
SignPlot (176 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SignPlot is a software application for the design of UK traffic signs and their supports and foundations, developed and sold by Buchanan Computing. Initially
Rover (ticket) (87 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
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Dartmoor Sunday Rover (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dartmoor Sunday Rover was a Devon County Council-supported bus and rail network in Devon, England. It was withdrawn after the 2015 season. The network
Public transport accessibility level (2,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The public transport accessibility level (PTAL) is a method sometimes used in United Kingdom transport planning to assess the access level of geographical
UK Notified Bodies (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
UK Notified Bodies (UK NoBos) are UK bodies authorised to assess the compatibility of works or equipment with Technical Specifications for Interoperability
Transport Act 1981 (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Transport Act 1981 was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. Amongst other items it introduced the compulsory wearing of seat belts for front
Railway Companies' Association (1,097 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway Companies' Association was a co-ordinating body for British railway companies from 1867 until nationalisation in 1948. Its purpose was to protect
Vehicle Identity Check (343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Vehicle Identity Check (VIC) was a regulation concerning car ownership in the United Kingdom, in force between April 2003 and October 2015. The VIC
DFT (49 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Density functional theory Demand flow technology Department for Transport in the United Kingdom Design for testing (design for testability) Deaereating feed
Cross Country services (996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cross Country services on the British rail network carry passengers between regions on routes avoiding London termini. The world's first twin-track inter-urban
Local door operation (496 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Local door operation refers to a procedure and system in place on railway rolling stock on the United Kingdom railway network. It is where a single door
Offences at Sea Act 1799 (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Offences at Sea Act 1799 (39 Geo 3 c 37) is an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. It is still in force. It extended the jurisdiction of British
Railway interest (268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The railway interest was the Lords and MPs in the British parliament who held directorships or senior administrative posts in railway companies in the
Vehicle registration plates of the United Kingdom (8,481 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vehicle registration plates (commonly referred to as "number plates" in British English) are the imperative alphanumeric plates used to display the registration
Brandling Junction Railway (8,702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Brandling Junction Railway was an early railway in County Durham, England. It took over the Tanfield Waggonway of 1725 that was built to bring coal
Railway warrant (124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A railway warrant is a voucher issued for travel on railways for certain groups such as government employees, company employees, military personal and
National Public Transport Gazetteer (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Public Transport Gazetteer (NPTG) provides a topographic database of towns and settlements in the UK; it provides a common frame of reference
Reeve Burgess (953 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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List of road protests in the UK and Ireland (1,786 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article lists individual current and past Road protests in the United Kingdom and in Ireland. On 1 February 2015 the protest group 'RisingUp!' occupied
Aerial Navigation Act 1911 (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aerial Navigation Act 1911, passed by British Government, was a statute that conferred power to Parliament to close airspace over Britain including
Darnley Lime Works Tramway and Mineral Railway (667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Darnley Lime Works Tramway and Mineral Railway consisted of a narrow gauge field railway and probably a standard gauge works railway at today's Dams
Transport and the Environment (170 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
detailed and comprehensive study of the environmental impact of transport in the United Kingdom and was chaired by Sir John Houghton. The New Scientist commented
Transport for Wales (353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Concessionary fares on the British railway network (6,915 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
There is no single 'discount railcard' available on the UK railway network. In addition to the large number and variety of short-term or localised promotional
Maritime UK (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maritime UK is the promotional body for the UK maritime sector. The UK's maritime sector comprises shipping, ports, marine and maritime business services
Transport (Wales) Act 2006 (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Transport (Wales) Act 2006 (c 5) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was passed in response to a resolution approved by the National
Vehicle registration plates of Northern Ireland (1,765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vehicle registration plates in Northern Ireland use a modified version of the British national registration plate system that was initiated for the whole
National Association of Railway Clubs (102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The National Association of Railway Clubs is an autonomous association whose members are sports and social clubs in England, Scotland and Wales. It offers
Motorbike practical test (878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The UK practical motorcycle tests consist of a practical test of two modules. To first ride on the road, a candidate must complete Compulsory Basic Training
Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique (SCOOT) is a real time adaptive traffic control system for the coordination and control of traffic signals across
LinSig (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
LinSig is a software tool by JCT Consultancy which allows traffic engineers to model traffic signals and their effect on traffic capacities and queuing
Smartlink, Ashford (643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Smartlink is a passenger bus transit system link proposed in 2006 between the town centre of Ashford, Kent, England and its suburbs and main amenities
Dido (train) (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In British railway parlance Dido trains were typically provided to transport workers to a remote place of railway employment on a Day in, day out basis
Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854 (1,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Railway and Canal Traffic Act 1854, also known as Cardwell's Act, was an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament regulating the operation of railways
Bell code (161 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bell codes or Buzzer codes (US Communication Signal Appliance codes) are a series of bells or buzzers used on passenger trains for communication between
Double-decker bus (10,883 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
two storeys or decks. Double-decker buses are used for mass transport in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and many former European possessions, the most
Preston park and ride (629 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Graham Wattley (314 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Centre of the Department of Transport in the United Kingdom between 1985 and 1990. After finishing his secondary education
Transport Focus (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Off-Peak Day Return ticket (158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An off-peak day return ticket is the name given to a cheap day return railway ticket (a substantially reduced two-way fare for off-peak travel) after pricing
Transport (London) Act 1969 (141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Transport (London) Act 1969 (1969 c. 35) was an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament which abolished the London Transport Board. Its main functions
Douglas Head Funicular Railway (146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Douglas Head Funicular Railway was a short line consisting of two cars that ran from the foot of Douglas Head on the Isle of Man, to a site near to the
Yarmouth Pier (114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Race to the North (5,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Race to the North was the name given by the press to occasions in two summers of the late 19th century when British passenger trains belonging to different
Personal Track Safety (1,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Personal Track Safety (PTS) is a system of safer working practices employed within the United Kingdom designed to ensure the safety of railway workers
Certain Mutinous Crews Act 1797 (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Certain Mutinous Crews Act 1797 (37 Geo. III, c. 71) was an Act passed by the British Parliament. The Act was passed in the aftermath of the Spithead
Aerial Navigation Act 1913 (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aerial Navigation Act 1913 was an amendment of the Aerial Navigation Act 1911, designed to protect British airspace. It was passed within a week and
2016–2019 United Kingdom rail strikes (7,312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Since 2016, major industrial action – in the form of periodic strikes and protests – has been ongoing on the national railway network of the United Kingdom
British railway brake van (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
British Railways inherited a variety of brake vans from each of the Big Four: GWR, LNER, Southern Railway and LMS due to the nationalisation of the railways
National Transport Tokens (UK) (289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
combination with, regular currency when paying for public transport in the United Kingdom. The tokens were usually purchased by the local authority or
Glasgow Museum of Transport (640 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the Kelvin Hall was one of the most popular museums of transport in the United Kingdom, attracting half a million visitors a year, and housed many
Knocker White (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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Gibson ticket machine (1,075 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gibson A14 ticket machine is a handheld, hand-powered apparatus for issuing bus tickets from a blank paper roll, formerly used by London Transport
Cairo Forces Parliament (333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which voted for the nationalisation of banks, land, mines, and transport in the United Kingdom. Among those that took part was Leo Abse who later became a