Pennington Marina

Marina operator reveals five-year strategy

British Waterways Marinas has revealed its five-year growth strategy, with investments across its portfolio of marinas amounting to £3m in the first year.

Irlam To Timperley Heritage Line Michael Portillo With Neil McArthur At Irlam Station

Portillo joins calls for Irlam heritage line

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Laura Storey

Former government minister and TV rail documentary presenter, Michael Portillo, joined with Talk Talk founder and local philanthropist Neil McArthur to launch a proposal for the opening of a heritage railway, pedestrian and cycle route on a viaduct between Irlam and Timperley.

Leigh Busway

Leigh busway reaches passenger landmark

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The Vantage guided busway service introduced to connect Leigh more effectively to Salford and Manchester has been used by two million passengers since launching in April 2016, operator First has announced.

Ordsall Chord Arch Internal March 2017

PHOTO | View of Ordsall Chord’s 600-tonne arch

Network Rail has released a driver's view image of the new railway crossing over the River Irwell, on an 89-metre-long bridge installed as part of the £320m Ordsall Chord rail link.

HS2 postpones £170m contract award to CH2M

The formal award of a £170m contract relating to the construction of the high speed rail line from Crewe to Manchester has been delayed, after complaints over the procurement process from underbidder Mace.