TransPennine railway going digital in £13bn investment
The Government is developing plans for Britain’s first digital intercity railway in the North.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced a £13bn investment in improving journeys across the region.
As part of the Great North Rail Project, major upgrades are being developed for the TransPennine route between Manchester, Leeds and York from 2022. Journey times between Leeds and Manchester will be slashed to 40 minutes from just above an hour.
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