North to share in £38 million boost for safer roads

TfN has welcomed today’s announcement of £38 million of funding from the Safer Roads Fund to 17 authorities in England, including £17 million for schemes in the North of England. Responding to the announcement Martin Tugwell (pictured), Chief Executive of Transport for the North, said: “This is very welcome funding for investment in making our […]

TfN talks of a “New North” at annual conference

Transport for the North’s Chief Executive is calling for more devolution and new approach to funding for his region, that recognises “that local leaders are best placed to shape the future of connectivity in a way that creates opportunities for people and businesses”. Opening the TfN’s Annual Conference in Leeds, Martin Tugwell is highlighting what […]

TfN confirms two leadership appointments

Transport for the North has confirmed Martin Tugwell and Cllr Louise Gittins have taken up key leadership roles at the Sub-national Transport Body to lead strategic investment plans.  MrTugwell joins as Chief Executive, while Cllr Gittins, Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council, has become Acting Chair. Together, they will lead the Sub-national Transport Body and its Board […]

Martin Tugwell named next Chief Executive of TfN

Martin Tugwell has been appointed the next Chief Executive of Transport for the North (TfN). Following agreement from the TfN Board, Mr Tugwell is set to lead the region’s statutory transport body, which speaks with one voice on behalf of the North’s civic and business leaders on transport investment. He will succeed Barry White, who is […]


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