Manchester Airport Platforms

‘Build it once, build it right’, says rail report

Greater Manchester today launched its HS2 strategy, "The stops are just the start", detailing how HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail could deliver on wider economic growth across the North, and create landmark train stations akin to London St Pancras.

Metrolink St Peter's Square Stop

Burnham cracks the whip on Metrolink

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Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has asked Transport for Greater Manchester and operator KeolisAmey to submit monthly reports on the performance of Metrolink, following criticism of the way incidents and delays have been handled and communicated.

North Leigh Park Wigan

Buyer sought for 1,800-home Leigh project

CBRE’s Manchester-based development team has been appointed by administrators to sell a 178-acre site in Leigh, which has outline planning consent for 1,800 homes.

Halton Curve

Easter rail upgrades to add Liverpool-Chester services

A series of planned closures over the Easter period will pave the way for additional hourly services between Liverpool and Chester, faster travel between Manchester and Stalybridge, and the introduction of new trains between Manchester and Preston.