Transport Sector Guide
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  • The transport industry involves the movement of people and products across land, air, water, and space.
  • It is essential to the economy, enabling trade and facilitating travel, both within and outside the UK.
  • Highly skilled people are needed to develop, and maintain transport infrastructure including roads, railways, airways, waterways, airports, stations, and seaports. they also engineer vehicles – from trains to automobiles to spacecraft – and co-ordinate the operation of transportation networks across the globe.
  • The transport industry is making transport ecosystems more sustainable and has a significant part to play in combatting climate change by reducing carbon emissions.
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Electrical Engineering
  • Transport for London (TfL) is the transport authority charged with meeting the Mayor of London’s strategy and commitments on transport.
  • It is responsible for the day-to-day operation of London’s public transport networks, from the underground to buses, trains and trams, river services and much more.
  • TfL is investing billions to transform the capital’s network, thus helping to facilitate London’s growth into a world-leading smart city that’s hyperconnected and responsive.
  • It faces enormous engineering challenges to modernise its systems whilst ensuring continued, reliable operation of one of the world’s most iconic transport networks.

Transport for London Hub on Gradcracker

Transport for London is building a better London. If you’d like to join them, visit their Gradcracker hub to find out how your work could have a real impact on the future of the capital – and the lives of the people who live, work and visit there.

You’re four steps away from your future

If you’re thinking about applying to one of TfL’s graduate schemes, you might like to have a look at their ‘Application Process’ page which has lots of top tips on how to shine at every stage of the process.

A wealth of opportunities and benefits

TfL has some great rewards on offer, from a generous annual leave allowance to a free Oyster card – and one for another member of your household too! Have a look at their ‘Rewarding you’ page to find out about their other benefits.

Join TfL and help them make life better for millions of people – every single day.

Visit the Transport for London Hub
Software Development
  • Transport for London (TfL) is the transport authority charged with meeting the Mayor of London’s strategy and commitments on transport.
  • It is responsible for the day-to-day operation of London’s public transport networks.
  • TfL is investing billions to transform the capital’s network, thus helping to facilitate London’s growth into a world- leading smart city that’s hyperconnected and responsive.
  • The future holds many challenges – from cyber security to the environment – which TfL strives to overcome through technologies such as smart tech, network connectivity and Big Data.

Transport for London Hub on Gradcracker

Transport for London is building a better London. If you’d like to join them, visit their Gradcracker hub to find out how your work could have a real impact on the future of the capital – and the lives of the people who live, work and visit there.

You’re four steps away from your future

If you’re thinking about applying to one of TfL’s graduate schemes, you might like to have a look at their ‘Application Process’ page which has lots of top tips on how to shine at every stage of the process.

A wealth of opportunities and benefits

TfL has some great rewards on offer, from a generous annual leave allowance to a free Oyster card – and one for another member of your household too! Have a look at their ‘Rewarding you’ page to find out about their other benefits.

Join TfL and help them make life better for millions of people – every single day.

Visit the Transport for London Hub
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