Chris Grayling NTS 2019

Grayling: No solution to Oxford Road woes

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Charlie Schouten

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said there is no “simple, quick, non-disruptive solution” to improving journeys on one of the most congested rail routes in and out of Manchester, arguing the cost of the original scheme was “way out of kilter”.

Barlow House

HS2 chooses Manchester base

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HS2 Ltd, the company established to deliver high-speed railway connections between key cities, has signed terms on office space at Barlow House, Minshull Street.

Merseyrail New Trains 2020

Merseytravel reveals £250m framework winners

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Charlie Schouten

Companies including Pell Frischmann, IBI, Waterman, Aecom, and Arup have secured a place on a framework covering disciplines such as engineering consultancy, public affairs, quantity surveying, and architecture.

Closures planned in £27m Warrington track upgrade

The West Coast main line will close for 16 days this summer as Network Rail carries out upgrades to the Acton Grange junction in Warrington, a key section of track on the route between Crewe and Preston.