The QT

Friday 19 July 2024
19/07/2024

Fast tracked! Journey towards improved regional transport gathers pace

Labour has been in government for less than a week but, as Simon Rushworth reports, the North East’s transport network is already set to benefit following a raft of big reveals
  • Mayor promises £8.6m for Leamside Line business cases
  • Washington Metro Loop will reconnect isolated communities and replace 1.7m car journeys a year
  • Government smooths the way for local leaders to bring buses back under public control

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