Transport for the North – creating a Northern powerhouse


 

You might have heard the phrase ‘Northern powerhouse’ bandied about in recent days. Sadly, it does not refer to Sam Burgess or Kevin Sinfield, but more of a political ambition to turn the major towns in the north of England into an urban agglomeration akin to Germany’s Ruhr Valley. At the heart of this proposal is, inevitably, transport. And to that end Transport for the North (TfN) has been created to create the first ever comprehensive transport strategy for the […]