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 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.
Government urged to provide further support for public transport
The Government has been urged to provide further financial support for local bus and Metro services in North East England while they continue to recover from the impact of lockdown.
Consultation underway on exemption change
A consultation is underway on a proposed change to the Blue Badge disabled person exemption at the Tyne Tunnels, ahead of the introduction of the Tyne Pass free-flow system later this year.
Fresh call for government to commit to investment in the East Coast Main Line in the North East
At its meeting on 19 January, the North East Joint Transport Committee will discuss its campaign to secure major investment in the East Coast Main Line, which includes the reopening of the Leamside Line.
Regional Transport Plan consultation – have your say until 14 January 2021
Thousands of people across the region have had their say on the first region-wide Transport Plan. As the consultation draws to a close this week (14 January 2021), there's still time to share your views on the ambitious strategy for the transport network.