Lime Street Repair Overhead Wires Earlier Than Expected Collapse Wall

Corroded structure inspected twice before Lime Street closure

Charlie Schouten

Network Rail did not identify severe corrosion on a structure carrying overhead lines into Liverpool Lime Street despite carrying out two inspections in the months running up to the station's emergency closure in January, according to information released to Place North West.

Cllr Ann O'Byrne 2017

Liverpool brings highways services in-house

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By mutual agreement, Liverpool City Council has ended its highways contract with Amey, reflecting a council-wide review that has seen parks services, street cleaning, bin collections, IT, HR and payroll services all returned to direct council control.

Great Howard Street Bridge

Costs rise on £10m Liverpool bridge replacement

A project to replace the Great Howard Street Bridge on the A565 in Liverpool has seen construction costs grow by more than £1m due to delayed service diversions and “unforeseen issues”, according to the council.