Lime Street Wall Collapse 6 March

No detailed examination of Lime Street collapsed wall since 2014

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Charlie Schouten

Network Rail had not carried out an on-site inspection of land above tracks leading into Liverpool Lime Street station since December 2014, according to a report by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch, meaning that excess pressure on the supporting wall which led to its collapse earlier this year was not identified.

Merseyrail New Trains 2020

Leaders call for end to Merseyrail dispute

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Liverpool City Region metro mayor Steve Rotheram and city mayor Joe Anderson have come together, along with the five leaders of the city region’s districts, to write an open letter to transport union RMT and Merseyrail.

Jan Chaudhry Van Der Velde

Merseyrail appoints new managing director

Andy Heath has been promoted to managing director of Merseyrail as incumbent Jan Chaudhry-van der Velde prepares to leave to join West Midlands Trains.

Lime Street Station CGI

Lime Street station reopens after three weeks

Alice Cachia

Network Rail’s phase one works to the 113,340 sq ft station had been underway since 30 September and saw engineers replace almost 2km of track and build two platforms to increase capacity. [GALLERY]

Future Liv Transport Plan

MIPIM UK I Liverpool keen to land transport pilot

Jessica Middleton-Pugh & Neil Tague

Following the publication of a spatial masterplan for the emerging Knowledge Quarter, KQ Liverpool has set out a plan for the improvement of connectivity within the city.

Liverpool to back £45m funding for city centre roads overhaul

Plans for a major overhaul of roads in Liverpool city centre, including reducing Strand Street to four lanes, look set to move forward with a funding package to be discussed at a Liverpool City Region Combined Authority meeting on Friday.