About us

We provide strategy, planning and delivery services on behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee (NEJTC) and work tirelessly to implement our vision of moving to a green, healthy, dynamic and thriving North East.

Decision Making

Working on behalf of the region’s Combined Authorities to develop strategies and deliver substantial funding for schemes which will change the future of regional transport.

Projects & Campaigns

Projects & Campaigns

Active Travel Fund
Active Travel Fund
On behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee (NEJTC), Transport North East has worked tirelessly to support walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Transforming Cities Fund (TCF)
Transforming Cities Fund (TCF)
The Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) has provided the North East region with £208m for capital investment in our sustainable transport networks.
Active Travel Campaign, ‘Go Smarter, Go Active’
Active Travel Campaign, ‘Go Smarter, Go Active’
In parts of the North East cycling is up between 5%-120%, and active travel is more popular than ever as people keep up their new love of walking and cycling post lockdown.
Zero Emission Buses in the North East
Zero Emission Buses in the North East
Transport North East with Go North East, Durham and Northumberland County Councils is successful in an Expression of Interest to deliver 73 zero emission buses.
Tyne Pass Scheme at the Tyne Tunnels
Tyne Pass Scheme at the Tyne Tunnels
We are supporting TT2 who are implementing a barrierless open-road tolling scheme at the Tyne Tunnels. The aims of the new scheme are to modernise the payment system.
North East Bus Enhanced Partnership
North East Bus Enhanced Partnership
Our bus network is a vital part of our public transport system which is hugely important to our local economy, society and environment.
Latest News

Latest News

Government approves next phase of works on the new Northumberland rail line
Government approves next phase of works on the new Northumberland rail line
The latest major milestone on the Northumberland Line has been reached after the Government approved a key part of the authorisation process. 
Strategy sets its sights firmly on upgrading ECML, the Leamside Line and Metro expansion
Strategy sets its sights firmly on upgrading ECML, the Leamside Line and Metro expansion
The North East Joint Transport Committee will discuss the adoption of the first North East Rail and Metro Strategy – a new blue print which outlines regional plans to upgrade the East Coast Main Line (ECML), reopen the Leamside Line and extend the Tyne and Wear Metro.
Tyne Tunnels

Tyne Tunnels

Synonymous with the North East and comprising two traffic tunnels and a pedestrian and cyclist tunnel under the River Tyne.

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Transforming Cities Fund

Transforming Cities Fund

Funding capital infrastructure works to deliver benefits to sustainable and public transport users across the North East.

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Have your say

Have your say

Get involved in public consultations and share your views on regional transport matters including new strategies and policies.

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