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Merseyrail train depot works begin

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BAM Nuttall has started work on a major redevelopment of the Kirkdale depot that will house all maintenance work for the new fleet of Merseyrail trains, due to be introduced from 2020.

Lime Street Station CGI

Merseyrail strike compounds Lime Street closure

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Rail commuters in Liverpool will have to navigate the closure of Lime Street Station from the end of this month, after which they will be diverted onto Merseyrail services from South Parkway, where staff will be on strike for two days next week.

Andy Burnham

‘Council of the North’ moves a step closer

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Mayors and leaders from Liverpool City Region, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have discussed further the formation of a body that will provide a strong, unified voice for the north.

Mersey Gateway Bridge From The Air August 2017

Mersey Gateway registrations hit 50,000 mark

Registrations for Merseyflow, the quickest way to use the Mersey Gateway bridge, have reached more than 50,000 a month ahead of the bridge’s expected opening in mid-October.

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Emergency services out in force for Mersey Gateway drill

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Alice Cachia

Three cars, one tanker, and bloodied victims screaming for their lives. But what looked like a horrific collision with multiple casualties and even a death, was in fact an emergency services drill, co-ordinated by Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service to test responses on the new Mersey Gateway bridge ahead of its opening. [GALLERY]

Mersey Gateway Bridge Final Join Completed

Mersey Gateway reaches full length

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The construction of the £600m Mersey Gateway has passed a major milestone, with the final segment of bridge deck inserted to join the last deck sections together, so the bridge now fully spans the River Mersey.