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Northern Powerhouse Rail is a transformational programme to better connect the key economic areas and cities of the North
Our Integrated Business Plan 18/19 sets out how, over the next year, we will progress as England’s first Sub-national Transport Body paving the way as a flagship organisation for devolution in the UK.
The biggest part of our programme paves the way for contactless bank card payments across the North and gives passengers confidence in the price they pay for travel.
Focusing on journey planning and fares information, it will be easier for passengers to find out and pay for travel
Smartcard on rail | We are adding smartcards to rail, making travel quicker, easier and more convenient for people who regularly travel by rail.
Find out how we will transform the passenger experience now and in the future | Integrated and smart travel
Our 30-year vision for transport investment in the North of England includes a series of pan-northern transport objectives which need to be realised in order to achieve transformational growth for the North.
Key messages the Strategic transport Plan (STP) Our 30-year vision for transport investment in the North of England in order to achieve transformational growth for the North.
Evidence to accompany the Strategic Transport Plan Integrated Sustainability Appraisal
Atkins Limited has been commissioned by Transport for the North to undertake a Habitats Regulations Assessment Stage 1 Screening of the Transport for the North Strategic Transport Plan 2017. This information has been gathered to allow a decision on whether there will be any likely significant effects on European sites as a result of the Strategic Transport Plan 2017, and therefore if an appropriate assessment is required.
Key messages from the updated Major Roads Report which looks at the road networks across the North of England.
Long Term Rail Strategy Key Messages sets out Transport for the North’s vision for the ongoing transformation of the North's railway till 2050.
The updated report provides the baseline for understanding the North’s markets and travel patterns for road, rail, air, coastal shipping and inland waterway for freight.
The report looks at the road networks across the North of England, identifying the strengths and weaknesses that could impact on an efficient road transport structure, and points out the opportunities for improvement.
The purpose of this Executive Summary is to set out the ISA process and the outcomes derived from this and is intended to inform people who have a general interest in the Transport Strategy, but who are not concerned with its detailed technical assessment.
It is important that the delivery of the Strategic Transport Plan is done is a way which protects the environment, protects the human health and allows as many different people as possible the same opportunities for accessing the facilities and services they require whilst promoting sustainable economic growth. An ISA Framework has been defined, consisting of a series of objectives, against which the sustainability performance of the STP has been assessed.
This consultation draft Long Term Rail Strategy (LTRS) sets out Transport for the North’s (TfN) vision for the ongoing transformation of the North of England’s railway, covering the period up till 2050.
This report aims to give an overall view of TfN’s transport blueprint for the North, why it is needed, how it will be implemented and what the rewards will be to the region
To fully understand the impact that the Strategic Transport Plan will have the region’s rural and urban environments, the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal was commissioned to identify and highlight any potential issues and concerns that may affect the plans successful implementation.
Understanding the future travel needs of a transformed North of England is critical to understanding where improved connectivity and infrastructure investment is needed to support the levels of economic growth of the Northern Powerhouse.