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Press Releases

Response: Power up the North

Responding to northern papers coming together to call on the main political parties to outline their plans to narrow the North-South divide, Barry White, Chief Executive of Transport for the North, said ...
Monday 10th June 2019

Delivering improved East-West connectivity

With the consultation on improvements to the A66 between M6 Junction 40 and the A1 (M) at Scotch Corner underway , Peter Molyneux explains why the work on the northern Trans-Pennine project is ...
Monday 3rd June 2019

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

Response: Prime Minister recognises importance of Transport for the North

During this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions (01/05/2019), Kevin Hollinrake, MP for Thirsk and Malton, asked Theresa May to confirm her commitment to Transport for the North and our Strategic ...
Thursday 2nd May 2019
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Beyond borders: Why everybody needs good neighbours when it comes to transport investment

A thriving North not only needs reliable transport connections within the region; people and goods also have to cross borders easily and get to neighbouring parts of the UK. Senior Strategy Officer Robin ...
Tuesday 25th June 2019

Northern Powerhouse: Five years on

It’s been five years since George Osborne’s speech in Manchester coined the now often-used phrase ‘the Northern Powerhouse’. Loved and loathed in equal measures, it’s become the go ...
Friday 21st June 2019

Is freight the bass player of the transport industry?

Lucy Hudson, Lead Officer for Freight and Logistics, reflects on the importance of freight and considers if it's the bass player of the transport industry ...
Wednesday 19th June 2019

Manchester Airport: Reaching new shores

Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail Director, spoke to the Manchester Airport Forum to outline how better connectivity to the airport could power economic growth and opportunity for the North ...
Tuesday 11th June 2019
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