Media enquiries

Contact information for the Department for Transport's press office.

Contact information for the Department for Transport’s press office.

Journalists should call our central newsdesk on 020 7944 3021.

This media-only line operates from Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm. For urgent media enquiries outside of these hours, please call 020 7944 4292.

If you are not a member of the media, please use the departmental public enquiries line: 0300 330 3000

DfT media contacts

Head of News

Wendy Fielder
Telephone: 020 7944 4341

Deputy Head of News

Tom Whitehead
Telephone: 020 7944 3089

Newsdesk

Senior Press Officer: Robert Cooper
Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Press Officers: Jaber Mohamed, Sameena Rizwi and Tom Ambrose Telephone: 020 7944 3021

Aviation, maritime and roads

Chief Press Officer: Ray Sadri
Telephone: 020 7944 2903

Aviation and maritime desk

Senior Press Officer: Liz Harwood
Telephone: 020 7944 3118

Press Officer: Ameena Berkowitz
Telephone: 020 7944 4655

Roads desk

Senior Press Officer: Jack Short
Telephone: 020 7944 3296

Press Officer: Hywel Barrett
Telephone: 020 7944 3066

Technology desk

Senior Press Officer: Nadina Mustafa Telephone: 020 7944 2662

Rail, HS2 and major projects

Chief Press Officer: Tom Bennett
Telephone: 020 7944 4778

Rail desk

Senior Press Officer: James Gosling Telephone: 020 7944 3108

Senior Press Officer: Jamie Ballantyne Telephone: 020 7944 3933

Press Officer: Lynne Nasti Telephone: 020 7944 2208

Press Officer: Sally King Telephone: 0207 944 3277

HS2 and major projects desk

Senior Press Officer: Paul Malley Telephone: 020 7944 3232

Press Officer: Hugo Biggs Telephone: 020 7944 3794