PROPOSALS to transform Bradford’s city centre transport interchange as part of the Northern Powerhouse Rail project could boost the city’s economy by £15billion, according to economic analyst GENECON.
A redeveloped rail/road interchange could also help to boost the economy of the Leeds City Region by up to £15bn by 2060, if Bradford becomes part of the new high-speed, east-west rail link.
The research was commissioned by Bradford Council to help support its campaign to secure a city centre station on NPR and make the case to Government and Transport for the North.
It has analysed how improved high-speed connectivity could be the catalyst for wider
A decision is expected on the preferred rail route by the end of the year.
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