Metrolink fares set to rise by nearly six per cent from 2018

Metrolink fares are set to rise on average by 5.93% from January 2018 as changes are to be discussed by council leaders this week. They will...

New digital technology promised to slash Transpennine rail times

Journey times on the railway between Manchester and Leeds could be slashed to forty minutes after Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced new digital technology...

The new look Oxford Road is streets ahead

The transformation of one of Europe’s busiest bus routes is now officially complete – marking the culmination of one of the most ambitious highway...

More rail strikes to hit Greater Manchester

Rail passengers across Greater Manchester and the North West face more strike action next month after the RMT union has called another strike over...

Manchester to Bolton railway is open again

Passengers can travel by train between Bolton and Manchester again after the line reopened early following emergency repairs to a bridge which was badly...

£1.1m council pledge to clear Manchester’s Road gullies

Manchester City Council has announced that it is to invest an extra £1.1m to boost the cleaning of roadside gullies over the next two...

Work on M62/M60 smart Motorway to continue into 2018

Two new smart motorway routes around Greater Manchester will now not fully open until next summer. The first sections to complete will be along a...

18 year old women cyclist dies on Eccles Old Road

An 18-year-old woman cyclist has died after an accident involving a lorry yesterday in Salford yesterday afternoon The accident happened on the Eccles Old Road around...

Rail strike in the region on the 1st and 4th September

RMT confirms a further two days of strike action on Arriva Rail North in guards' safety dispute Rail union RMT has confirmed that a further...

Planes fuelled by waste could take off from British airports

Planes could take off from British airports using fuels made from rubbish that gets sent to landfill, under a new government scheme. The plans are...