TransPennine Route Upgrade critical for North of England rail freight

Freight train and passenger train at Manchester Oxford Road
Image: Rail Delivery Group

It may have been rescoped, but the TransPennine Route Upgrade (TRU) remains at the heart of ambitions for Transport for the North. At its latest meeting, the body charged with transforming the infrastructure in the north of England reiterated its commitment to making the rail route the artery of the north. The TRU program aims to revolutionise travel across the North by delivering major upgrades along the 70-mile route connecting Manchester and York.

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TransPennine Route Upgrade critical for North of England rail freight

Freight train and passenger train at Manchester Oxford Road
Image: Rail Delivery Group

It may have been rescoped, but the TransPennine Route Upgrade (TRU) remains at the heart of ambitions for Transport for the North. At its latest meeting, the body charged with transforming the infrastructure in the north of England reiterated its commitment to making the rail route the artery of the north. The TRU program aims to revolutionise travel across the North by delivering major upgrades along the 70-mile route connecting Manchester and York.

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Author: Simon Walton

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