Rail in the North: Stepping Stones to a rebalanced Britain

19 November, 2014

With government endorsing the long term strategy for the North’s railways contained in the One North proposition of July 2014, Rail in the North: Stepping Stones to a rebalanced Britain highlights the opportunities for all round improvement that the imminent Invitation to Tender for the new Northern Rail franchise brings.

Prepared by Greengauge 21 for Campaign For Better Transport, the report discusses the importance of the new franchise helping to anticipate and facilitate growing city region economies and the broader transport strategy now being shaped by One North, and the investment required to grow revenue over the next decade.

The report goes on to outline the importance of Northern Rail working in synergy with a regional InterCity network, integrating rail improvements into regional and local plans, and developing a new user friendly payment system.

Download the full report here: Rail in the North – Stepping Stones to a Rebalanced Britain