Transport at heart of new historic North East England devolution deal

A new City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement with government will give the North East control of up to £563 million to help shape and improve local rail services across the region, as well as the ability to introduce bus franchising. This is part of a new ‘landmark’ devolution deal has been signed in North East […]

Public transport across the UK to be brought ‘significantly’ closer to the standards of London as part of new Levelling Up agenda

Public transport connectivity across the UK to be “significantly closer to the standards of London” including integrated ticketing and simpler fares, as part of the Government’s new Levelling Up agenda. Today, the Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove will unveil the government’s flagship Levelling Up White Paper. This document will set out a plan to transform […]


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