Transport for the North Board - Thursday, 14th December, 2023 10.30 am

Venue: The Hacienda Suite, Holiday Inn, Manchester City Centre, 25 Aytoun Street, Manchester, M1 3AE

Contact: Gary Rich 


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Welcome & Apologies

The Chair to welcome Members and the public to the meeting.

Lead: Chair


Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they may have relating to items on the agenda and state the nature of such interest.

Lead: Chair


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 27 September 2023 and to consider the matters arising update and the Quarterly Operating Report.

Lead: Chair and Martin Tugwell

Additional documents:


Transforming the North pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To consider the implications of the Government’s recent policy statement ‘Network North’ in the context provided by Transport for the North’s role as to prepare and publish the Strategic Transport Plan.

Lead: Martin Tugwell


Strategic Transport Plan Update pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To consider the update on the development of the second Strategic Transport Plan (STP), and the revised timescale for adoption given recent government announcements.

Lead: Katie Day


Strategic Transport Plan Implementation pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To consider the update on the development of advice to Government focused on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of implementation of the Strategic Transport Plan.

Lead: Katie Day


Rail North Committee Update pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To consider the update following the Rail North Committee on 14 November, including the proposed change to the East Coast Main Line timetable.

Lead: Darren Oldham


Governance Update pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider matters relating to the membership of the Audit and Governance Committee.

Lead: Julie Openshaw

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting will be held on 20 March 2024, 10.30am, Hilton City Leeds.