Chester Train Station

Leaders push for cross-border rail funding

Neil Tague

Local authorities have redoubled efforts to convince Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support projects such as a new Deeside Parkway station and the modernisation of Chester’s station in the Budget Statement on 3 March.

Chester Train Station

Borderlands councils seek £20m rail boost

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Dan Whelan

Local authority leaders from Cheshire West & Chester, Wirral and North Wales have asked Chancellor Rishi Sunak to help fund three schemes to boost cross-border connectivity, including the refurbishment of Chester train station. 

Virgin Trains Pendolino Repainted Train

Passengers warned over Euston closures

With London Euston set to close to all rail services from the North over the next three weekends, the remaining options for rail travel to the capital have been set out by operator Virgin Trains.