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Burnham welcomes latest Metrolink support

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Greater Manchester’s tram network is to benefit from a further funding boost as the Department for Transport looks to back regional operators building up services ahead of September's spending round.

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Firms sought for RHS Bridgewater and Liverpool Street route works

Dan Whelan

Salford City Council is looking for contractors to deliver a £2.5m package of improvements to the Liverpool Street corridor and £3.25m of walking and cycling paths connecting Walkden, Worsley and Boothstown to the RHS Bridgewater garden.

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Cycle plan is biggest step in a lifetime, says Boardman

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Dan Whelan

Details of the Government’s plan to overhaul cycling and walking infrastructure in England have been welcomed by Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking commissioner, Chris Boardman, who said the city region now needs to bring about a “cycling revolution”. 

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Cheshire to receive £53m roads boost

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Dan Whelan

The money will go towards a £69m project to create a dual carriageway on a two-mile section of the A500 between the Meremoor Moss Roundabout and M6 junction near Crewe. 

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Burnham says £589m rail boost ‘not enough’

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Dan Whelan

The Greater Manchester Mayor welcomed a Government pledge to fund the upgrade and electrification of the TransPennine main line between Manchester, Leeds and Huddersfield in Yorkshire, but said it would not solve all of the North’s transport woes.