Leigh Busway

Leigh busway reaches passenger landmark

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The Vantage guided busway service introduced to connect Leigh more effectively to Salford and Manchester has been used by two million passengers since launching in April 2016, operator First has announced.

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New container service between Cork and Liverpool

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BG Freight Line, a fully-owned subsidiary of Peel Ports Group, is introducing a new weekly container service between Cork and Liverpool. This is the first time the two ports have been connected directly, with the service starting on Monday 27 March.

TfGM bids to take control of train stations

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Transport for Greater Manchester has submitted its “case for change” to the Department for Transport in a bid to bring rail stations under local control. The move would unlock £400m of investment in the next 20 years, the transport organisation said.

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Gallery | Mersey Gateway second river crossing takes shape

These stunning photographs show the rapid progress of construction as the £600m Mersey Gateway bridge emerges across the river linking Runcorn to Widnes and forming a new entrance to ease congestion into Liverpool.

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