The new train station, on the site of the former St James Station, is scheduled to open in 2025.
Levelling Up funds could breathe new life into the historic bridge, under plans announced by Preston City Council.
A project aimed at improving the accessibility of the town’s main train station is to be paid for through the government’s Levelling Up Fund.
Cariad Developments has sold a former Total Fitness gym and an office building to the transport organisation, which is currently amid a hunt for a national HQ.
The infrastructure programme includes creating a new layout for Junction 33 of the M6, a link road and access to the future Bailrigg Garden Village.
Family-owned Westmorland is working with the Tatton Group to construct a sustainable, franchise-free MSA with a farm shop and hotel on land by Junction 7 and Junction 8 of the M56.
Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester, Crewe and more are in the running to host the new headquarters of the rail infrastructure operator.
Cheshire East Council and its partners have formally submitted their expression of interest in housing the headquarters of Great British Railways.
“The thing that would make the biggest difference in levelling up is getting that cross-North infrastructure right,” said Liverpool City Council chief executive Tony Reeves during a panel.
Derwent Forest Development Consortium is considering its options after its 71-home first phase was refused consent at the 1,050-acre Cumbrian site.
The money will go towards improving the reliability of trains in the region as well as minimising delays.
The Merseyrail station in Kirkby is set to open to the public in 2023 as part of an £80m project to expand the rail network and improve the existing Kirkby station.
It’s all systems go for the Bee Network, which will provide a London-style public transport system to the city region, after a judicial review found in favour of the scheme.
MC Construction has begun converting the 125-year-old abandoned bridge into a public green space for the National Trust.
Manchester City Council is set to formalise its complaints regarding the government’s latest plans for the high-speed railway line.
Plans to restore and extend the grade two-listed Buckley Wells Locomotive Works have been approved, a project designed to facilitate the growth of the heritage railway attraction.
Northern Trains, part of the Department for Transport, applied to revamp Broad Green station last year, a project that will provide step-free access to both platforms.
The near-five-acre podium aimed at unlocking sites for redevelopment and better connecting the 240-acre masterplan has received £13.17m from the government’s Levelling Up Fund.
All seven projects put forward for the programme have been approved by government, unlocking £22,1m of funding.
Towns from across the country are encouraged to apply to become the new home for the rail infrastructure operator – and Barrow has already thrown its hat in the ring.
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