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

Siting a Northern Powerhouse Rail station in Bradford city centre makes sense not only for this city – putting, as it does, Bradford back on the main line – but for West Yorkshire generally.

Andy Caton Vice Chairman of the West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Board

With the opening of Bradford Live in late 2020 we look forward to welcoming 270,000+ visitors from across the North of England and beyond. NPR is essential to help facilitate this and the ongoing regeneration of our City.

Kirsten Branston Director of Bradford Live

Having started my career on the British Rail in Bradford, this campaign has my full support and today as Mr Yorkshire even more so.

Keith Madeley MBE Mr Yorkshire

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