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There have been a number of recent announcements and comments made by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, relating to rail infrastructure projects in the North of England.
Transport for the North (TfN) met with business and public sector delegates in Hull on Monday 17 July to showcase locally, for the first time, the evidence that will inform its Strategic Transport Plan.
Transport for the North welcomes today’s announcement from government confirming the proposed HS2 Phase 2b routes north of Birmingham, including confirmation of related plans for developing the Northern Powerhouse Rail network.
Transport for the North (TfN) has today launched its search for a new Chief Executive to lead the organisation in delivering its vision of a thriving North of England, where modern transport connections drive economic growth and support an excellent quality of life. Recruitment has commenced following the endorsement of the Department for Transport and central government.
Transport for the North (TfN) welcomes today’s launch (5 July 2017) of the new national Transport Investment Strategy announced by Chris Grayling MP, the Secretary of State for Transport.
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 that the organisation is partnering.
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 through investment in the region’s transport infrastructure. It could help create close to a million new jobs and add almost £100 billion to the UK’s economy.
Transport for the North (TfN) has today (15 June 2017) announced that Chief Executive David Brown will be leaving the organisation in September to take up a new post as Managing Director of Arriva Rail North Ltd which operates the Northern rail franchise.
Transport for the North (TfN), the body responsible for producing a cohesive transport investment strategy for the North of England, has today released its Spring 2017 Update Report – the first produced and published by the organisation independently from Government. The update comes hot on the heels of the announcement earlier this month that TfN is on track to gain statutory status as England’s first Sub-national Transport Body by the end of this year.
Transport for the North has welcomed the Secretary of State for Transport, Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP’s, positive response to its proposal to become England’s first Sub-national Transport Body.
Transport for the North has revealed details of how it will create England’s first pan-regional Strategic Transport Plan. The plan, being created to boost economic growth in the North and improve road and rail links, could help create close to a million new jobs and add £97 billion to the economy.
Better connected airports and ports in the North of England could release massive potential benefits for trade and business growth, a report from an independent commission of business leaders has found.
With Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan currently being developed, we sat down with Transport for the North’s Director of Strategy, Nigel Foster, to find out more.
Newly published reports from Transport for the North and the Department for Transport have outlined how road journeys across the North of England could be transformed to boost economic growth.
Transport for the North (TfN) has submitted a formal proposal to the Department for Transport to become a statutory Sub-National Transport Body.
Vernon Barker has joined Transport for the North as Interim Northern Powerhouse Rail Director at an exciting time, as options to deliver our ambitious vision to revolutionise the North’s railways are assessed and prioritised. We caught up with him to find out more.
As plans are drawn up for Transport for the North and Rail North to integrate once TfN gets statutory status next year, we caught up with David Hoggarth, Rail North Director, to find out more about Transport for the North’s sister organisation.
Transport for the North has today launched its report into how transport of freight and logistics across the North of England can play a vital role in rebalancing the UK’s economy.
Five routes have been shortlisted today, 18 August 2016, for the Trans-Pennine tunnel – the most ambitious road scheme undertaken in the UK in more than five decades.
Transport for the North’s Policy and Strategy team are responsible for shaping the organisation’s priorities for the future and overseeing the development of the Transport Strategy and Investment Plan – not a small task! In the run-up to the launch of the Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review, we spoke to Amy Harhoff, Head of Policy and Strategy for Transport for the North, about the work of her department.
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