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26 January 2018

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North East Freight Partnership Quarterly Meeting

7th March 2018, 10:30-12:30, Tyne Tunnel Offices, TT2 Limited Administrative Building, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear NE28 0PD

We would like to welcome you to our next North East Freight Partnership Meeting at TT2 (Tyne Tunnel) offices. We will be hearing from Ron Henderson at TT2 about the Tunnels as well as Morag White from WSP on Transport for the North’s Coast to Coast study. March will also see our annual unveiling of both North East Driver and North East Operator of the Year. A firm agenda will be sent out in due course.

TT2 Offices are located on the A187 Bewicke Street, with car parking available on site (please report to reception). Howden Metro Station is a 10 minute walk away and the nearest bus stop is immediately outside, served by Blue Arrow 11 buses. We hope to see you there.

Vans Smart Course – 17th February 2018

The Flower Mill - Thompson Park - SR5 2JJ Sunderland - United Kingdom

There are places still available for the Van Smart course delivered by training providers Fleet Source next month.

Van Smart is a one-day course developed specifically for drivers of commercial vans to raise professional standards and improve van safety. The course is for anyone who drives a van –as a professional driver or driving a van for any part of the working day. The course focuses on the skills needed to improve driver behaviour to operate safely, reducing the risk of vans being involved in collisions and enabling van drivers to share the road safety with other road users. The course consists of two 3.5 hour modules (both delivered on the same day).

This course is DCPC accredited and free for drivers based in the North East.

For more details and to register please see the link here

16 January 2018

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Rail Freight Partner Group Meeting

Newcastle College Rail Academy, William St, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0JP, 27th February 2018, 10am-1.30pm

We would like to welcome you to the rearranged Rail Partner Group being held at Newcastle College’s Rail Academy in Felling.

We will be hearing updates from speakers regarding rail freight in the North East, including Network Rail on the draft East Coast Main Line Route Study report and an update from the college and a tour of their facilities. A full agenda will be provided in due course.

A map of the location and ways to get there by public transport and car is here. As ever, lunch will be provided.

If you would like to attend, let me know and we can arrange the necessary catering.

4 January 2018

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