We're being promised that we will benefit from plans for a new high speed rail line - even though it will stop short of the North East.
Journey times to London will be cut by more than half an hour, and business leaders say the line will help attract investment and jobs to the region, despite it only coming as far north as Leeds.
Watch the full report from our Business Correspondent Ben Chapman below.
£32bn high speed rail link between London and Yorkshire has been revealed.
At a cost of £33 billion, this train line is neither cheap nor very popular with those living along its route.