Intermodal train on Manchster's Castlefield Corridor

A high-speed Northern UK can drive a high-speed recovery

Castlefield Corridor Looking from Piccadilly to Oxford Road wth 2 Intermodal Trains Photographer Philip Smart Photographer Philip Smart

Speed, capacity and connectivity issues are all holding back the economic fortunes of the North of England. The North is still in the slow lane for rail-based interconnectivity, said Tim Wood, the Northern Powerhouse rail director at the Transport for the North (TfN) at its annual conference.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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