Transport Management in the UK: Rail and Road
This free online course introduces transport management considerations in relation to rail and road in the UK.
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Firstly, this course will evaluate the role of a transport manager who is working in the road haulage industry. You will learn the definitions of some of the common terms used in road freight haulage and find out about the legal responsibilities of the transport manager before looking at the regulations and licences required. You will also discover how bus services are operated in the UK.
Next, the course will outline the organisations involved, and the role that the transport manager plays in the passenger transport sector before exploring the legalities of operating an international coach service. Then, it examines the operation of the rail passenger industry and the franchise process. Furthermore, it will define the role of the transport manager in passenger rail and describe rail freight from tender through to operation and the stakeholders involved in the rail freight industry.
This free online course allows you to learn and study at your own pace, anywhere and at any time. Transport management is a fast-paced and constantly evolving industry. This course introduces you to transport management and offers insider knowledge of the industry and key terms used therein. So why wait? Start learning now and take one step closer to gaining a successful career in transport management.Start Course Now
Road Freight and Transport Management
Road Freight and Transport Management - Learning Outcomes
Road Freight and Transport Management - Definitions
The Role of the Transport Manager
Road Freight Haulage Licences
British and European Regulations
Road Freight and Transport Management - Lesson Summary
Passenger Road Transport and its Management
Passenger Road Transport and its Management - Learning Outcomes
Bus Services in the UK
Public Service Vehicle Operator Licences and Bus Routes
Bus Service Licence and International Services
Passenger Road Transport and its Management - Lesson Summary
Rail and Transport Management
Rail and Transport Management - Learning Outcomes
Operation of the Rail Passenger Industry
Rail and Transport Management - Franchising
Rail Freight and Freight Operating Companies
The Role of the Office of Rail and Road
Rail and Transport Management - Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain how companies apply for road freight haulage licences
- Examine regulations relating to road haulage
- Discuss the reporting requirements of the transport manager
- Explain how bus services are operated in the UK
- Describe how to apply for a Public Service Operator’s licence
- Outline how to apply to operate bus routes
- Describe how passenger rail services are franchised
- Analyse the role of the transport manager in passenger rail
- Discuss the rail freight industry and its stakeholders
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