Topic: Manchester

The next stop for HS2 will be Manchester

Britain’s HS2 high-speed rail project will be debated in parliament shortly. The Bill (the parliamentary proposal for debate) has been laid before the House of Commons, the start of the official procedure for finalising the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

From urban freight route to green oasis

The Castlefield Viaduct in Manchester is congested – but only with wild flowers and weeds. Plans will see the 330m-long landmark turned into an urban oasis for next summer, as the Victorian structure sees new...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

England’s Hope Valley to be upgraded 

The UK government has rubber-stamped a 137 million pound investment (153 million euros) for the Hope Valley line. The route is the major mixed-use connection between the cities of Sheffield and Manchester, and also serves...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

Battered Britain: snow and rain disrupts rail

Floods in the south, blizzards in the north. Storm Christoph delivers a weather shock to the UK, and rail services are affected in several areas. Vast quantities of rain caused multiple flood incidents, disrupting rail...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton