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Engineering the future

Insight | How Hitachi Rail is investing in the next generation of engineers


Northern leaders unite

Up to £39billion business case for Northern Powerhouse Rail network set to be submitted to Government.

By the North, for the North

Our Strategic Transport Plan will rebalance decades of underinvestment and transform the lives of people in the North.

Press Releases

Unleashing the potential of the Leeds City Region

Leeds City Region leaders including Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council and Transport for the North Board Member, and Councillor Susan Hinchcliffe, Chair of West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leader of ...
Wednesday 17th April 2019

Engineering the future

On Friday 12 April 2019, Transport for the North Chief Executive, Barry White, visited the Hitachi Rail train assembly facility at Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. Opened in September 2015, the factory, which covers ...
Tuesday 16th April 2019

Barry White responds to IPPR North ‘Quick Wins’ report

Following the release of the IPPR North report; ‘Quick Wins for the North’s Transport Network’, our Chief Executive Barry White outlines our response ...
Monday 18th March 2019

Barry White joins civic and business leaders from the North East

Today, our Chief Executive Barry White met with civic and business leaders from the North East to discuss Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan. Following our pan-Northern launch in early ...
Thursday 7th March 2019
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The Grand Challenge: making the case for investment

Jack Snape, Principal Data Analytics and Modelling Officer, talks about why that evidence is so important, and how we predict the impact that investing in transport will have on the North’s communities ...
Thursday 11th April 2019

Where are all the women in the loos?!

Lucy Hudson, Transport for the North’s Lead Officer for freight and logistics, looks back at her career to date and charts the progress in achieving gender equality ...
Wednesday 20th March 2019

The importance of role models and trailblazers

We asked women from Transport for the North and the wider transport sector about their role models, or women they admired, and the important lessons they’ve learned from them ...
Tuesday 19th March 2019

Guest blog: Male allies can tip the balance for women in transport – Sonya Veerasamy

It’s a common misconception that as a “Women in” organisation men aren’t welcome. In fact, the opposite is true, women are severely underrepresented in the transport sector at just 20% of ...
Thursday 14th March 2019
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