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Manchester closes Thomas Street to traffic

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After its decision to part-pedestrianise Deansgate, the council has taken another step towards making the city more pedestrian friendly by closing off the Northern Quarter street to cars from this Saturday. 

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Salford seeks contractor for Gore Street upgrade

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Dan Whelan

The council aims to start procurement for the Gore Street connection, a scheme to improve walking and cycling provision around Salford Central rail station and New Bailey, with a contractor set to be announced in August.

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Merseyrail waits on Government funding

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The local rail operator is still awaiting funding to support the drop in income during lockdown, despite Greater Manchester's Metrolink receiving a £13m emergency package.

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Route revealed for £1bn A66 expansion

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Highways England has announced the preferred route for the £1bn project, which would expand 18 miles of the A66 from single to dual carriageway, and introduce new bypasses and junctions.

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Region to get £244m for road improvements

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Dan Whelan

The North West will receive a share of a £1.7bn Government transport package, to fill 1.5m potholes, install priority bus lanes and undertake other improvements to make journeys “quicker, smoother and safer”, according to roads minister Baroness Vere. 

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Liverpool to invest £2m in cycling infrastructure

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Dan Whelan

The council will build a network of temporary cycle lanes to help kickstart the city’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, following a review of traffic movements in the city that will also see the Merseyrail local rail network increase services from Monday.

Chester Rail Station

Design team named on Chester City Gateway

London-based architect 5th Studio has been appointed to draw up a masterplan for the area around Chester's train station, working alongside Arup, CBRE and Faithful+Gould.