Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has openly backed Crossrail 2, along with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Manchester MPs think Transport for the North (TfN) will be good for business, but have said it needs to be beneficial for everyone else as well.
Rail fare increases in the North West are under fire, being branded a ‘rip off’ by Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams after changes were introduced last Friday.
A woman trespassing on Stockport viaduct earlier this morning has been led to safety by emergency crews.
Trains have been cancelled or diverted through Stockport station as a trespasser is currently on the viaduct.
Sardine special: Manchester makes most-crowded train list TWICE as rail operators squeezed over conditions
Manchester has two of the country’s most overcrowded train journeys, latest statistics have revealed.
Politicians, rail unions and watchdogs have hit back at plans to increase ticket prices by 3.6% on average from next year – signalling a 25% rise during the current Parliament.
Stalybridge and Hyde MP Jonathan Reynolds wants affordable train fares for his passengers as TransPennine Express and Northern Rail train services are up for refranchising.
End of the line for Baguley train campaign? Public urged ‘get on-board’ as decision on Wythenshawe rail stop nears
Wythenshawe campaigners’ 20-year fight to secure a railway station in Baguely could be coming to end – but they have renewed calls for commuters to back them.
Trains into Manchester cancelled due to ‘trespasser’ falling onto railway tracks from bridge near Birchwood
Trains between Liverpool and Manchester have been delayed by almost an hour after a man was reportedly hit by a train near Birchwood, near Warrington.
Piccadilly Pulse: Train trouble… do you know your rights when a rail journey is delayed or cancelled?
65% of people in Manchester Piccadilly said they weren’t aware of their rights on refunds