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The economy of northern England is set for a £15 billion boost if a Northern powerhouse rail station is built in Bradford city centre, according to a report commissioned from Genecon by Bradford city council.


West Yorks Combined Authority, 'North’s economy set for £15 bn boost from Bradford city centre station on Northern Powerhouse Rail', 14 March 2018

Although the report’s claims have been publicised on the West Yorkshire combined authority and Bradford council websites, there seems to be no way of actually consulting the report itself.

Bradford Council, Northern economy set for £15 bn boost, 14 March 2018


Written by beleben

March 14, 2018 at 2:47 pm

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  1. An HS2 station in the centre of Bradford makes quite a bit of economic geography sense (it’s populous and midway between Liverpool and Hull ) but has its City Council claimed some of the economic gain from the HS2 station at Leeds, only 8 miles to the east? More detail needed, including where trains run-on to north of Bradford Central and what happened to the plan to replace Leeds-Bradford Airport with one near Church Fenton?
    And see:


    March 16, 2018 at 9:24 pm

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