Episode 22

Is Local Transport Fund really levelling up & surprising human factor we don’t talk about

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Episode Overview

Local leaders are to receive £4.7 billion to transform transport in the North and Midlands through the Local Transport Fund – money that has apparently been reallocated from HS2. But is there a catch?

Why has the Government still not committed to Northern Powerhouse Rail? Henri Murison, Chief Executive of The Northern Powerhouse Partnership joins us to discuss!

Avanti West Coast talk about what they are doing for women, and we hear from an expert on what more the whole industry needs to do.

The countdown to the return of rail services to Levenmouth is on.

And… Florence the HS2 TBM (tunnel boring machine) completes her 10-mile journey under the Chilterns.