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Can TfN turn its ambitious vision into reality?

Planning

Andrew Forster
01 February 2019
TfN’s emerging vision of the Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) network:
purple lines are upgraded lines; lime green are new NPR lines; dark green is a proposed Liverpool-HS2 link; turquoise is HS2; black is the Manchester-Leeds trans-Pennine route upgrade. 
The numbers are NPR junctions with the HS2 network
TfN’s emerging vision of the Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) network: purple lines are upgraded lines; lime green are new NPR lines; dark green is a proposed Liverpool-HS2 link; turquoise is HS2; black is the Manchester-Leeds trans-Pennine route upgrade. The numbers are NPR junctions with the HS2 network

 

Transport for the North has published the final version of its strategic transport plan (STP), setting out proposals for tens of billions of pounds of investment in the North’s transport infrastructure over 30 years. But it admits the plan’s vision will not be realised without major reforms to how transport is funded. 

The STP identifies a funding requirement for strategic transport of around £60bn-70bn (current prices) during the period to 2050. TfN describes this as...

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