The Northumberland-North Tyneside-Newcastle Line (the Northumberland Line) provides a catalytic opportunity to strengthen the whole area by accelerating investment across the entire corridor from Ashington to Newcastle. As such, a Northumberland Line Economic Corridor will be a fundamental driver in transitioning the communities and businesses across the North of Tyne from its proud industrial legacy to a clean growth future.
The Northumberland Line will be a catalyst for transformational change in our economy, and our communities across the entire area. It will:
By working together across the North of Tyne, the Combined Authority in collaboration with key stakeholders is taking forward a number of opportunities alongside the development of the line including:
Our vision is to deliver a dynamic and inclusive clean growth economy across the North of Tyne, opening up opportunities to our communities and ensuring a more prosperous and resilient future.
The Northumberland Line Economic Corridor Strategy sets a framework for delivery which capitalises on the strategic reintroduction of the Northumberland Line. The North of Tyne Combined Authority will work closely with local authorities, government and key stakeholders to shape an investment programme to deliver transformation change and take advantage to lever in additional investment.
You can find links to the The Northumberland Line Economic Corridor Strategy Report, Baseline Report and Consultancy Support document below.