Andy Burnham

Burnham launches plan to tackle transport

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham will today announce an overhaul of transport to begin in 2018, with contactless payment and a review of bus franchising the key aims.


NW in 2018 | Reimagining our airports

When people think of airports, more often than not, they think of somewhere they travel through, not to, writes Lynda Shillaw, chief executive of MAG Property.

No electric trains on Bolton line until May 2018

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Electric trains will not run between Manchester and Bolton until May 2018 at the earliest, according to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, while Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has slammed services on the line as “completely unacceptable”.

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Enterprise Way opens at Airport City

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The £15m Enterprise Way link road has been opened at Manchester’s Airport City. Contractor Beijing Construction Engineering Group International has completed the road, which hosted a community cycle ride at the weekend ahead of opening to general traffic.

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Mobike moves to next phase

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Dock-free bike-sharing service Mobike has said that it is moving to the next phase of its development programme, following the launch of its pilot scheme in Manchester in June.