Northern Powerhouse Rail Growth Strategy

Bradford Council has released its Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) Growth Strategy which sets out the ambitions to transform the economy through a new high-speed rail connection in the city centre that will better connect the UK’s youngest city to the opportunities of the future.

Why does Bradford need Northern Powerhouse Rail?

Supporters' Messages

As investors in Bradford and Manchester we would welcome much better rail links. This will reduce congestion, reduce pollution and increase investment.

Tom Bloxham MBE Chairman and Co-Founder of Urban Splash

Bradford is on the up with an economic and cultural regeneration happening right now. Investment in high speed rail links is needed so the city can continue to thrive.

Syima Aslam Co-Founder and Director of the Bradford Literature Festival

Bradford is fighting its way back to be a first class city again.  It must not be passed by and therefore it is essential that it is included in the rail link.

Barbara W Wirral