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.

Tameside Interchange reaches final hurdle

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The construction of a £33m transport interchange in Ashton-under-Lyne is due to receive final sign-off on Friday, as the Greater Manchester Combined Authority is set to approve the release of £31m in Local Growth Deal funding.

Mouchel wins £2.8m smart motorways contract

Infrastructure engineering company Mouchel has been appointed by AECOM to jointly deliver two North West schemes for Highways England as part of the Smart Motorways Programme.

Gm Transport Strategy Final Cover

TfGM releases final 2040 transport strategy

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The final version of Greater Manchester’s transport strategy to 2040 has been published, outlining the long-term plan for all travel in the city region and detailing plans for road improvements, Metrolink expansion and train station investment.