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 […]

Northern leaders call on DfT to release funding for TfN

Political and business leaders across the North are calling on ministers to provide clarity on future funding for Transport for the North (TfN) to allow it to continue working on vital plans to improve connectivity across the region and help unlock economic potential. TfN is the only statutory Sub-national Transport Body (STB) in England and […]


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