Aerial view of track work in the Neville Hill area of Leeds with the city skyline in the background

Transpennine Route Upgrade works between Leeds and York benefit freight

Image: Network Rail

Fifteen extra freight paths across the north of England’s principal route and a recast passenger service are promised by Network Rail. The infrastructure agency for the UK says freight and passenger operators will eventually benefit from major engineering works underway as part of the massive Transpennine Route Upgrade in the north of England. Electrification work was begun last weekend and continues again this weekend.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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