TfN: Blueprint for the North transport infrastructure plan published

TfN has published an ambitious plan for sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the North, enabled by transformational connectivity.  The new Strategic Transport Plan (STP) was approved at Transport for the North Board meeting in Leeds by Northern leaders. It outlines how with the right investment and policy levers, together with transformational transport infrastructure we […]

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 […]

Plan to transform the North’s transport set to be approved

Political and business leaders in the North of Engalnd are set to approve a plan that will lay the foundations for sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the region for decades to come.  This week’s TfN Board meeting in Leeds today )Wednesday) is recommended to approve the Strategic Transport Plan (STP) for the North of […]

New Strategy set to bring seamless connected journeys across the North

Transport for the North (TfN) has launched its Connected Mobility Strategy for the North, aimed at supporting simple and seamless journeys for the region.  Connected Mobility is the ability for different modes of transport to communicate seamlessly with each other to improve the reliability and affordability of passenger journeys, by allowing integrated payment methods, ticketing […]

Transport Committee uses TfN proposal on the future of transport

Transport for the North’s (TfN) proposal on devolving transport policy to the regions and developing a national transport strategy, will form part of The Transport Committee’s future inquiry into Strategic Transport Objectives. TfN shared with the Committee ideas on how to plan, develop and deliver public investment both in infrastructure and services. The Committee launched […]

Transform the North to level up the UK, says TfN

New figures produced by Transport for the North (TfN) have shown a transformed North could unlock £118bn a year by 2050 Transport for the North’s (TfN) fourth annual conference is taking place today in Newcastle as new figures reveal the northern economy could produce one million extra jobs by 2050. Under the theme of “Transform […]

Transport for the North’s Board Members set out key priorities to boost economic growth in the North and make progress towards levelling up.

Transport for the North (TfN) is today calling on the government for transport investment that will help transform the North of England’s economy and lay the foundations for sustainable future growth. The TfN Board has written to the new Prime Minister setting out the North’s urgent and immediate priorities. TfN is making the case that the North not […]

Transport for the North welcomes report from the Transport Committee on the IRP

Transport for the North has said it ‘wholeheartedly’ welcomes report from the House of Commons Transport Committee which calls for the government to reassess its plans for rail investment in the North and Midlands. Transformation of the rail network is at the heart of realising the North’s economic potential, of connecting people to opportunities and […]


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