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Description: Whitakers 2016 cover
Print publication date: Sep, 2019
Word count: 6,522
Transport
 Since the privatisation of British Airways in 1987, UK airlines have been operated entirely by the private sector.
Word count: 703
Transport
 The railway network in Britain was developed by private companies in the 19th century. In 1948 the main railway companies were nationalised and...
Word count: 1,943
Transport
The powers and responsibilities of highway authorities in England and Wales are set out in the Highways Act 1980; for Scotland there is separate...
Word count: 2,866
Transport
 Sea trade has always played a central role in Britain's economy. By the 17th century Britain had built up a substantial merchant fleet and by...
Word count: 845
Transport
 Weather bulletins for shipping are broadcast daily on BBC Radio 4 at 00h 48m, 05h 20m and 17h 54m.
Word count: 145