Civil engineering insights into Northern Powerhouse Rail

This insights paper explores the challenges and opportunities associated with Northern Powerhouse Rail.

  • Updated: 17 March 2020
  • Author: Alex Hardy, ICE Policy Manager

Specifically, the paper covers: 

  • An overview of Northern Powerhouse Rail
  • Identified benefits
  • Lessons from similar international schemes
  • The public’s expectations on transport provision in the North
  • Alternatives to the Northern Powerhouse Rail programme

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