Posted by: Jason McCartney | September 30, 2015

Northern Powerhouse

Jason is delighted that Transport Secretary Patrick Mcloughlin has announced that the electrification of the TransPennine Express route is back on track.

Rail in the North

(Jason is Chairman of the Rail in the North All-Party Parliamentary Group)

The upgrade is expected to provide capacity for six fast or semi-fast trains per hour, take up to 15 minutes off the journey time between Manchester and York and be completed by 2022.

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