Queens Drive Flyover Liverpool

TfN bids for £700m roads funding

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Charlie Schouten

Schemes in Cumbria, Wigan, Cheadle, and Liverpool have all been put forward as part of a £700m funding pitch to the Government by Transport for the North.

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Take-off for Carlisle Airport

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The first passenger flight from Carlisle Lake District Airport in 25 years has been completed, with a Loganair flight to Dublin having the honour of being the first service.

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Cash confirmed for Cumbrian rail plan

Cumbria County Council has secured £7.5m of Government funding to take forward improvements to the Cumbrian coastal railway line, supported by an  £835,000 contribution from the Local Enterprise Partnership.

Cumbria Coastal Railway

Government asked to back Cumbrian coastal rail upgrade

An early-stage business case has been submitted to the Department for Transport to provide £9m for improvements on Cumbria’s coastal railway line, which will help to support major projects in the region including Nugen’s Moorside nuclear plant.

TfN pleads for Northern action in Cumbria

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Transport for the North has urged train operator Northern to present options for restoring rail services on the Lakes Line as soon as possible, calling for resumption of some kind by week five of the interim timetable period "at the very latest".

Wigan M58 Link Road

Road schemes secure funding

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Highways projects in Wigan and Cumbria have been included in a £67m programme of road upgrades announced by government to unlock housing and employment.

SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review

The construction and property sector has seen unprecedented changes in recent years and as we enter a new period we think it’s important to understand the impact of this on industry professionals.