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Strategic Transport Plan Evidence

Transport for the North (TfN) is developing a Strategic Transport Plan and accompanying TfN Investment Programme to better connect the North of England. The Plan will have a wide ranging and ambitious scope, setting out connectivity priorities right across the North that will help transform economic performance up to 2050. Identification of Strategic Development Corridors and intervention needs on the road and rail networks will help inform the Investment Programme.

Building on local plans and strategies, TfN has produced new and important pieces of evidence, the Initial Major Roads Report and Initial Integrated Rail Report. These reports will inform the Strategic Transport Plan, identifying the connectivity gaps and challenges of the North’s transport system. Below you can download our factsheets and evidence we have collated so far.

Strategic Transport Plan Position Statement

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

Integrated Sustainability Appraisal Position Statement

To fully understand the impact that the Strategic Transport Plan will have the region’s rural and urban environments, the Integrated Sustainability Appraisal was commission

Initial Integrated Rail Report

The report considers the current state of the rail network in the North and make recommendations as to where and when improvements can be made so that the anticipated increas

Initial Major Roads Report

The report scrutinises the road networks across the North of England, identifying the threats and weaknesses that could impact on an efficient road transport structure, and th

Future Transport Demand Statement

Understanding the future travel needs of a transformed North of England is critical to understanding where improved connectivity and infrastructure investment is needed to sup

Strategic Transport Plan Evidence Factsheet

This factsheet gives an overall view of all of the projects and consultations undertaken by TfN that supports Strategic Transport Plan

Integrated and Smart Factsheet

The aim of Integrated and Smart Travel (IST) is to create smooth, seamless journeys across the region through one single payment point.

Rail North Factsheet

Rail North Limited is an amalgamation of local transport authorities across the region and is responsible for awarding of franchises

International Connectivity Key Messages

This document sets out the plan for the North to be connected to the global marketplace via the regions ports and airports

Key challenges in developing a Strategic Transport Plan for the North

Key challenges in developing a Strategic Transport Plan for the North. A report by Campaign for Better Transport for Transport for the North

Freight and Logistics Factsheet

Defines the strategies that need to be undertaken so that the projected increase in road and rail freight can be achieved

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