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Northern Light is Transport for the North’s quarterly magazine, showcasing developments in business, innovation and transport connections across the North of England.

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Modal Training | Hard Skills / /   |  Tuesday 29th August 2017

Modal Training Ltd, a cutting-edge training provider. This is the first organisation in the UK to provide multi modal logistics training for sea, road, rail and air, as well as a full range of support services.

Mike Perls, MC2 CEO | The importance of transport infrastructure   |  Tuesday 29th August 2017

MC2 is a thriving strategic communications consultancy business with its heart in the North of England and its ambition on a global stage. With offices in both Manchester and San Francisco, Mike Perls, the founder of ...

Leeding by example – the forefront of FinTech /   |  Tuesday 29th August 2017

Leeds City Region has long been a hub for financial services businesses. More recently, its culture of innovation has seen it emerge as a centre for the creative and digital industry, as well as a leading location for...


Above The Cloud   |  Wednesday 10th May 2017

When Lawrence Jones began his cloud solution business 15 years ago he had foresight to know the Northern Powerhouse was possible and achieveable. Today, he is helping to shape the next generation of technically and di...

Driving The Future   |  Friday 19th May 2017

In the last 20 years technological advances have seen vehicle automation catapult into the forefront of car manufacturers and tech companies’ psyches. Now it seems everyone has joined the race.

Power On The Horizon   |  Friday 19th May 2017

When the first huge turbine blade to be manufactured at Siemens’ wind power factory in Hull was revealed, it represented far more than just 75 metres of technological and engineering expertise.


The Future is Electric   |  Thursday 1st December 2016

Electric vehicles may still seem a distant future for many in the UK, but with government commitments to cutting emissions by 2050, we are looking at 60% of new car sales being ultra-low emissions or electric by 2030....

What Does Tourism and Transport Mean to Cumbria?   |  Thursday 1st December 2016

It has long been acknowledged that investment in infrastructure and transport projects in Cumbria is critical to the wellbeing of the local economy and to the creation of a world class visitor destination to which we ...

Digital Eye on Transport   |  Thursday 1st December 2016

The Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review, commissioned by TfN on behalf of northern partners, identified four prime capabilities which could drive transformational growth in the North’s economy. One of thes...