Posts Tagged ‘ Department for Transport ’

Rail compensation

Nov 22nd, 2016 | By
image of Virgin West Coast trains

In future, the DfT says, as part of any new franchise agreement, delay compensation will be liable if the train is fifteen minutes or more late. Existing franchise holders which do not already offer “Delay Repay” will be encouraged to adopt the scheme.



Rail woes

Oct 19th, 2016 | By
Southern Rail

If the Transport Select Committee questions whether the Department for Transport is suitable to run a railway franchise, shouldn’t we ask whether a parliamentary committee is fit for purpose if it only criticises but offers no solutions?



Charge all electronic devices before you fly

Jul 9th, 2014 | By

Last week we told you about the new rules regarding carrying electronic devices on planes. Yesterday the Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, announced that they could apply to ANY flight into or out of the UK.



Government announces ATOL Reforms

Jun 23rd, 2011 | By

One of the worst kept secrets was finally let out of the bag today when the Department of Transport published its thoughts on the future of ATOL, the scheme which protects holidaymakers from their suppliers going bust and leaving them stranded either before or during their holiday.



Your Local Airport and You

May 17th, 2009 | By

June 1st is the closing date for the public to make their views known to the government about what they think of their local airport; its standards and its services. You can do that by a couple of ways. You can either e-mail or write to the Department of transport or you can complete the survey that Co-op travel has running on its website, www.co-operativetravel.co.uk/marketing-survey/may/. The Co-op has run one survey in the last couple of weeks to assess the service at British airports. the
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