Northern Franchise can only continue financially for a few months says Shapps

The Northern Rail Franchise is only sustainable for a few months and the Transport Secretary is to consider whether to award a short-term management...

Andy Burnham’s plans for London bus system come under attack from bus operators

The voice of bus and coach operators has said that Andy Burnham's plan to franchise bus services is not the route to improved services...

Work on Great Ancoats Street scheme to begin next week

Work on the Great Ancoats Street improvement scheme is set to start on Monday 13 January. The scheme is the first of a number of projects...

Ordsall Chord built without other promised investments partly to blame for rail chaos

Civic leaders from across the north of England will meet in Leeds today, and will be told that the opening of the £85m Ordsall...

Transpennine Express offers refunds to season ticket holders which cancels out fare rises after...

The underfire rail operator TransPennine Express has announced a customer compensation scheme that cancels out the annual regulated fare increase for season ticket holders. Customers  who...

“Put simply HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail both have to be built – not...

Responding to Lord Berkeley’s comments about HS2, Chris Fletcher, Policy, Campaigns and Comms Director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, said: “It is hardly...

HS2 costs out of control says deputy chair of Johnson’s Review

One of the people tasked by the Government into looking at the viabilty of HS2 Lord Berkeley says that there is "overwhelming evidence" that...

Time-saving road marking robot makes it a happy new year for drivers

The quirky machine uses precise positioning technology to mark out where white lines need to be painted on new or resurfaced roads. It has been...

Let passengers know where they stand-Manchester and Liverpool Mayors respond to reports of Northern...

The Mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool, Andy Burnham and Steve Rotherham have responded to a report in a Sunday paper over the Government’s...

Manchester Taxis to Carry Life-Saving Emergency Bandages from today

200 cabs in Manchester will be carrying life-saving emergency bandages that could help prevent someone bleeding to death following an accident. Former soldier and policeman...