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 […]

Transport for the North (TfN) urges people to take a fresh look at the train

With roads across the North busier than at any time in the last 18 months, and many cities facing lengthy daily traffic jams, Transport for the North has said there are more reasons than ever to consider the train as an alternative means of travel. David Hoggarth, Strategic Rail Director at Transport for the North […]

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 […]

Transport for the North Chairman, John Cridland, to step down this summer

Transport for the North’s Chairman, John Cridland is to retire as Chairman this summer, the organisation has announced. He will remain in the independent post for the coming months until TfN’s annual meeting in July. Mr Cridland has been Chairman of the North’s sub-national transport body for nearly six years, chairing the partnership of northern civic […]

WSP to develop 2050 Investment Programme for Transport for the North

WSP has been appointed by Transport for the North (TfN) to develop and appraise their Northern Investment Programme up to 2050. Through the Investment Programme Benefits Analysis (IPBA) project, WSP and TfN will demonstrate for the first time the added value of a long-term, fully funded multi-modal investment pipeline in the north of England. TfN’s Investment Programme […]


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