Manchester City Council has unveiled further insight into its plans for Piccadilly station and its surrounds, in an updated Piccadilly Strategic Regeneration Framework document that allows for a hike in development volume along with passenger improvements.
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.
The Northern Powerhouse Partnership has called on Government to deliver Northern Powerhouse Rail by 2032/33, providing high-speed links between regional cities at the same time as HS2 reaches the north.
The Manchester Airport Transformation Programme has reached the six-month mark, with steelwork being completed on one of the new piers for the Terminal Two extension, a project that will extend the terminal’s capacity by 140%.
Following the launch of Transport for the North’s draft 30-year strategy earlier today, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has said he will write to the Prime Minister over what he sees as an obvious conflict of interest in the Government that could impact TfN’s growth plans.
Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, is among the first speakers confirmed for the Place North West annual conference exploring transport and infrastructure projects, opportunities and challenges in the North.