Investment in Yorkshire rail links ‘could earn billions for economy’

Investment in Yorkshire rail links ‘could earn billions for economy’
 

INVESTING in transpennine rail services could add billions to the economy and should be a national priority, a new Government-backed report says today.
The Centre for Cities thinktank found that city centres are increasingly becoming the engines of the UK economy and transport investment should focus on improving their connections.
And it recommended Leeds and Manchester links should be prioritised because the two cities have some of the highest concentrations of highly skilled jobs in areas such as finance and law but also some of the poorest rail services.
Significantly, the report was... read more

 
20 October 2014 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 26
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