Cumbria Coastal Railway

Government asked to back Cumbrian coastal rail upgrade

An early-stage business case has been submitted to the Department for Transport to provide £9m for improvements on Cumbria’s coastal railway line, which will help to support major projects in the region including Nugen’s Moorside nuclear plant.

TfN pleads for Northern action in Cumbria

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Transport for the North has urged train operator Northern to present options for restoring rail services on the Lakes Line as soon as possible, calling for resumption of some kind by week five of the interim timetable period "at the very latest".

Wigan M58 Link Road

Road schemes secure funding

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Highways projects in Wigan and Cumbria have been included in a £67m programme of road upgrades announced by government to unlock housing and employment.

SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review

The construction and property sector has seen unprecedented changes in recent years and as we enter a new period we think it’s important to understand the impact of this on industry professionals.

Lake District rail electrification passes green light

The Department for Transport has provisionally approved proposals for electric trains to run on the 10-mile route connecting Oxenholme Lake District station on the West Coast Mainline with Windermere station.

Repairs to Cumbrian road to start

The Highways Agency is carrying out overnight work to resurface the carriageway and repair potholes along five different sections of the A590 in Cumbria in August.