Manchester railway upgrades continue

Dantzic Street Manchester signalling works

This Christmas and New Year will see a wide-ranging programme of works undertaken in and around Manchester. The government’s infrastructure agency Network Rail is continuing a programme of upgrades, improving capacity and relieving bottlenecks. The work is independent of the disappointing news in the recently published review, which cancelled many capital projects, including the provision of a dedicated high-speed line connecting the region’s major cities.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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