Passengers most affected by Northern Rail disruption to get four weeks compensation package

Northern Rail Season ticket holders in the areas worst affected by extended rail disruption are to receive compensation equivalent to the cost of four...

Campaign launched to open rail station in Leigh

Leigh MP Jo Platt has launched a campaign to connect her town back into the rail network. Her constituency is the fifth largest in the...

Virgin Trains to vanish from West Coast route by next year

The familiar red livery of Virgin Trains is set to disappear from the West Coast line after the company behind the venture has been...

Delays to HS2 decision as Transport Secretary says issue is capacity not speed

The Government’s decision on whether to go ahead with HS2 is to be delayed until next month after the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said...

Backdown on Rail electrification plans a slap in the face for the Northern Powerhouse

One of the cornerstone policies of the Northern Powerhouse appears to have hit the buffers. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced that the electrification of...

Transport for the North and Manchester and Liverpool Mayors welcomes Northern Rail announcement

Transport for the North has today welcomed the news the Secretary of State for Transport is stripping Northern of its rail franchise and is...

Burnham in Metro Mayors plea for HS2

In a joint article with the Tory Mayor of Birmingham Andy Street, Greater Manchester’s Mayor Andy Burnham has said that after people in the...

Drop off charges at Manchester Airport to begin next week

Manchester Airport has confirmed a new system to tackle congestion on its campus will go live on July 10. In March, it announced it was...

Three new cycling and walking projects announced across Greater Manchester

The latest high-profile projects to be built as part of Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking master plan will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined...

Steady decline amid uncoordinated, fragmented government policy and squeezed funding for local authorities-MP’s verdict...

A lack of co-ordinated Government policy and squeezed funding for local authorities is driving bus use into decline, says the Transport Committee in a...