The new Integrated Rail Plan for the future of the UK’s Sheffield City Region's rail network will lead to improved capacity, reliability, affordability and journey times for communities and businesses across the region.
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Alex Veitch, Head of Multimodal Policy at the FTA, reveals the five key requests the association has included in its submission to the Williams Rail Review in support of future-proofing UK rail freight.
The way the UK runs its railway is often at the centre of high-profile discussions. Some recent operational challenges have led to criticism of the system and a review of the sector. Despite this, there are ambitious plans to ensure the rail system continues to benefit passengers and support freight.…
Political and business leaders from across the North of England come together to support plans for Northern Powerhouse Rail – the region’s biggest transport intervention since the Industrial Revolution.
Working in partnership with Northern and TransPennine Express, the Smart on Rail project is a crucial first step in the delivery of an integrated smart travel system for the whole of the North of England.
Part of the Autumn Budget has revealed funding that is specifically earmarked to help deliver transport infrastructure in the North of England.
Midlands Connect and Transport for the North have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing them to work more closely together towards a mutual vision for rebalancing the UK economy through sustainable transport improvements.
A new appointment, new funding and confirmed upgrade programme will all help ensure the railway network in the north of the UK is as efficient as possible.
Tim Wood will join Transport for the North with 23 years of experience in rail and the expertise to lead the programme with pace…
12 May 2017 | By John Cridland, Chair of Transport for the North
We speak to John Cridland, Chair of Transport for the North, about what TfN and what is has planned for the future.