MM’s Gemma Corby writes why, in what feels like a really rubbish version of Sesame Street for adults, her commute from Liverpool to Manchester is usually brought to her by the words ‘cancelled’ or ‘delayed’.
Manchester City Council has approved the additional funding which is made up of £1.69m from the council’s own clean city fund alongside £6.34m of money the authority successfully applied for from the Department for Transport.
Plans to provide more seats, more services and a fleet of brand new trains throughout the North of England by 2020 are revealed by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin.
Electric car drivers are being given a boost by Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM) as record sales of ultra-low emission vehicles surge across England
Manchester Metrolink’s first ‘free wi-fi’ tram debuts to mixed reviews – with some branding it ‘useless’
The trial began on Friday to provide free internet
Metrolink expansion brings ‘ambition and rejuvenation’ to Manchester economy with job creation boost
By 2016 the Metrolink will span more than 45 miles
Stop being closed to ease city centre ‘bottleneck’
HS2 rail service to link Manchester and London stuck with £3billion funding gap, say spending watchdog
The timetable of phase one has been challenged
MP Lucy Powell hits out after Transport Select Committee release new report
We pile you on, and charge you more: Manchester commuters face trains 55% over capacity – then hit with price hike
Users could pay up to £156 more next year.
Sir Richard Branson tantrum pays off as Virgin Rail retain Manchester to London West Coast contract for 23 months
Government U-turn rewards Virgin Rail.