Transport for the North (TfN) has asked the Government to re-think the ineligibility of hydrogen trains for the UK’s renewable
INTERVIEW: ‘Six out of 10’… Manchester Mayor Burnham unsure about Tory budget’s benefits for North West
Giving new Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget “six out of ten”, GM Mayor Andy Burnham has expressed concerns that the budget was “a little high on rhetoric and a little bit low on delivery”.
A spokesman for the operator warned of the cancellations earlier in the week, suggesting that a large number of staff had booked the day off to watch the World Cup final leaving a shortage.
We’ve got the latest on the Northern rail chaos, news on a revamp of Stockport town centre in preparation for a Metrolink bid and an exclusive interview with comic Doug Stanhope.
‘Anything could happen to you’: Deansgate employees slam potential introduction of driver-only trains
Rail strikes won’t work according to a Deansgate customer service worker, who fears the introduction of driver-only trains is “written in stone” under a flailing Conservative government.
The Department for Transport has this morning announced the names of the three bidding consortia which will vye for the contract to run services on the WCML, which runs from London to Glasgow and Edinburgh with many services through Manchester.
Reports of unwanted sexual behaviour on Greater Manchester’s rail network have more than doubled over the past year, MM can reveal.
‘We will close North-South economic gap’: Tory MP says Manchester set to benefit from £1.2b rail investment
The North West is to be delivered a ‘world-class’ rail service, after the Government franchised northern rail commitments to Arriva Rail North and First TransPennine Express.
Six new cycle hubs have been opened at Greater Manchester railway stations, doubling the number of bike parking spaces in the region, as councilors push for Manchester to become a ‘flagship Cycling City’.
Manchester blogger and Lord of the Rings fan, Will O’Hara, has spotted links between Metrolink and Middle-earth during his morning commute across Manchester.
It was confirmed last week that the cost of commuter – or regulated – rail fares will rise by 1% in January 2016, in line with the July Retail Price Index rate.