More than a third of trains run late says rail regulator

New statistics out today from the Office of the Rail regulator shown that just 64.7 per cent of trains arrived at their station on...

Greater Manchester to get control of its railways

Northern Mayors and combined authorities will have greater control over setting local train fares, timetables, and budgets under sweeping new plans set out by...

Two pensioners die in New Mills crash

A 86-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and an 82-year-old man died after having been taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary after a...

MP’s recommend ban on pavement parking

MP’s have criticised the Department for Transport for failing to take action on pavement parking, which they have been told has a detrimental effect...

Campaign launched to underline the importance of the full delivery of both HS2 and...

Business and political leaders from the North have joined together to launch Connecting Britain, a campaign to speak with one, united voice and underline...

After years of empty rhetoric about the North, public will not believe government promises...

IPPR North has responded sceptically to the Chancellor’s promise to invest more in northern transport, made during today’s spending statement. Luke Raikes, Senior Research Fellow,...

Andy Burnham’s bus franchising plans could lead to an extra £81m burden on the...

A new report has revealed the potential cost implications of operating bus services under a franchise system in Greater Manchester, which could cost every...

Seven year delay in First stage of HS2 line

The Government has announced today that the completion of the first stage of HS2 will be delayed by up to seven years. With Boris Johnson’s...

HS2 under threat as Boris Johnson announces a review of the project

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that there will be an independent review into HS2 putting the future of the rail link into...

Rail users set for 2.8 per cent increase in fares next year

Rail users will see their fares rise by 2.8 per cent in January 2020 after the Retail Inflation measure for July, which is used...