TransPennine Route Upgrade | Leaders Debate

During the TransCityRail North event in Manchester, host Helen Fospero led a panel discussion that included Sara Kettlewell, Head of Transpennine Route Upgrade (TRU) at Northern, Hannah Lomas, Principal Programme Sponsor CHPP, Transpennine Route Upgrade, Network Rail and Fiona Cane, Head of Delivery Partnership, Transpennine Express.

The panel concentrated on the TRU, one of the main transformational projects for the railway in the north of England.

The programme is s a major, multi-billion-pound programme of railway improvements which will bring better journeys to passengers travelling across the Pennines between Manchester, Huddersfield, Leeds and York.

The panellist discussed the legacy which will be left after the completion of the project, how it will affect the surrounding communities and the collaboration between operators, infrastructure owners and the wider railway community.

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Episode 37 - What does the future of transport look like

This episode of Track Talk sees a discussion with Conservative MP for Milton Keynes South Iain Stewart, Chair of the Transport Committee. The focus of this episode revolves around disruptive technologies within the rail sector, specifically the impact that the new, innovative advancements and trends might have across all modes of transport. The Transport Committee are taking proposals from people in the sector who are in the know about innovations that deserve more attention, so we have given them the platform to discuss the process and hear what the committee is looking for. 

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