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.

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Disabled Persons Exemption Consultation

We are consulting on a change to the disabled person exemption at the Tyne Tunnels. A change is necessary in order to implement the Tyne Pass barrier-less free flow scheme which is expected to come into operation in December 2021. We are keen to hear views on this, so please have your say before the consultation closes on 14 April 2021.

Projects & Campaigns

Projects & Campaigns

Connected North East: Our Blueprint
Connected North East: Our Blueprint
Our ‘Connected North East: Our Blueprint’ document forms the basis of ongoing discussions with central government about regional transport and digital connectivity post Covid-19.
Active Travel Fund
Active Travel Fund
On behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee (NEJTC), we worked tirelessly to support the growing public need for walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Go Ultra Low North East
Go Ultra Low North East
The Go Ultra Low North East aims to raise an awareness Ultra Low Emission Vehicles or ULEVs, encouraging consumers to consider EVs in the future. We’re also working to develop new fast charging facilities across the region.
The East Coast Mainline
The East Coast Mainline
As a region, the North East relies on this vital line for all of our services to London, Scotland and the Midlands, as well as to Leeds and Manchester.
The North East Freight Quality Partnership
The North East Freight Quality Partnership
North East Freight Partnership was first established back in 2005 and represents a collaboration between freight operators, local authorities, academics, user groups, industry associations and anyone with a keen interest in freight…
Transforming Cities Fund
Transforming Cities Fund
In March 2018, the Department for Transport (DFT) launched a Call for Proposals for authorities wanting to secure capital funding from its Transforming Cities Fund (TCF).
Latest News

Latest News

North East’s first region-wide Transport Plan begins to deliver its game-changing programme
North East’s first region-wide Transport Plan begins to deliver its game-changing programme
Transport leaders are set to agree the region’s first Transport Plan.
Invest East Coast Rail calls on Government to show commitment to rail investment in Budget
Invest East Coast Rail calls on Government to show commitment to rail investment in Budget
Invest East Coast Rail is urging the Government to invest in improving the resilience of the existing rail network alongside support for new track in tomorrow’s Budget and the forthcoming Integrated Rail Plan.
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

Transforming Cities

Funding capital infrastructure works to deliver benefits to sustainable and public transport users.

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Useful links

Useful links

To help you get started on your journey across the north east.

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