Sheffield City Region has a diverse and super-connected economy comprising a dynamic core city, thriving towns and market towns, fabulous countryside and a significant rural economy.


With an economic output of more than £31 billion pounds per year, 68,000 businesses and world-class specialisms in advanced manufacturing the city region is at the forefront of innovation and a major driver of economic growth.

Mayor launches ambitious vision for future of rail across the Sheffield City Region

An ambitious new plan for the future of the Sheffield City Region’s rail network has been launched by Mayor Dan Jarvis.


The Integrated Rail Plan, has been welcomed by the Department for Transport. It was produced by Sheffield City Region and its local authority partners, supported by organisations including Transport for the North (TfN).


It sets out a vision for how the region will be better connected by both high speed and conventional rail networks into the future – regionally, across the North, and nationally.