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Transport for the North appoints new director to accelerate smart travel across the region

Transport for the North (TfN) has appointed Jeremy Acklam as the new Director for its Integrated and Smart Travel (IST) programme ...
Friday 10th July 2020

Fares tool to unlock benefits of Government’s ‘big data’ ambitions for region’s bus passengers

Following the Government’s recent announcement on the launch of the Bus Open Data Service, Transport for the North have confirmed the development of a new ‘Fares Data Build Tool’ which will help ...
Wednesday 5th February 2020

Investing in new ‘smart’ tools to improve public transport information and data

This week we were pleased to announce the successful suppliers for two new ‘smart’ tools which will transform the provision of public transport data and make journeys on the region’s network simpler ...
Thursday 23rd May 2019

IST programme moves forward with funding for Innovation trial

Transport for the North announce ‘Innovation’ funding for Transdev to test innovative touch on touch off smart technology on some of the region’s bus routes ...
Wednesday 5th December 2018

Smart on Rail launches

Transport for the North, working in partnership with Northern and TransPennine Express, will this week launch the first stage of their Smart on Rail project ...
Thursday 22nd November 2018

Funding for transport infrastructure features in the Autumn Budget

Funding earmarked to help deliver transport infrastructure in the North of England has been revealed as part of the Autumn Budget. In his speech to the House of Commons, Chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed ...
Monday 29th October 2018

Northern leaders unite behind 30-year draft Strategic Transport Plan

Civic and business leaders from across the North of England have agreed a draft Strategic Transport Plan, to be published for public consultation early in the new year, which outlines the transport infrastructure ...
Friday 15th December 2017

Transport Minister Jesse Norman makes first appearance with Transport for the North

The new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Jesse Norman MP, has made his first public appearance in his new role alongside Transport for the North at the inaugural Northern Transport Summit ...
Monday 26th June 2017

Transport for the North publishes Strategic Transport Plan evidence

Transport for the North (TfN) has today published the evidence that will inform its Strategic Transport Plan. The first of its kind, the Plan is being developed to transform the North’s economy ...
Monday 19th June 2017


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