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Long-term strategy for rail and Metro in the North East unveiled
Members of the public are being asked to have their say on the new North East Rail and Metro Strategy (NERMS) which highlights the region’s rail and Metro ambitions and what the network could look like by 2035.
MPs take the case for re-opening the Leamside Line to Parliament
Today a group of cross-party MPs has made the case for re-opening the Leamside Line to Parliament.
The North East says: “We need the Leamside Line re-opened.”
Opening the disused Leamside line is a key priority for the region because of the economic, social, and environmental benefits it would bring.
North East response to Integrated Rail Plan
Councillor Martin Gannon, Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee has issued a response to the Integrated Rail Plan.
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.