Topic: Trans-pennine

Manchester railway upgrades continue

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...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Station on the Trans-Pennine line. Photo credit: Ben Brooksbank

North of England wants more railway investment

More than 86,000 people have signed a petition calling on the UK government to commit to the electrification of the Trans-Pennine rail route linking Manchester to Leeds and support the North with 59 billion pounds...Read more
|Comment|author: Majorie van Leijen