Tag: Northern Rail

Apr 05
Regeneration project for Heywood will create thousands of new jobs and homes

Planning consent issued for major regeneration scheme which will boost the economy in…

Mar 20
Bus, rail and tram services to be reduced in Greater Manchester over the coming days

Greater Manchester is to reduce its public transport services over the coming days as…

Jan 31
Manchester’s night time economy adviser appeared on BBC Question Time – this is what he had to say

Manchester’s night time tsar Sacha Lord appeared on Question Time in Buxton last…

Jan 29
Failed train operator Northern stripped of its franchise

Failed train operator Northern – the biggest in the north west – was stripped of its…

Jan 21
Plans for high-speed rail links to Manchester could be scrapped, leaked HS2 report suggests

A leaked government review seen by the Financial Times has recommended pausing planned…

Jan 15
“2020 will be the year of the Northern Powerhouse” says new government minister

2020 will be the year of the Northern Powerhouse, government minister Jake Berry has…

Sep 30
New rail masterplan aims to double the number of train commuters travelling into the city by 2040

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched an ambitious rail masterplan which…

Aug 12
Off the rails: Northern begins retiring its Pacer trains

Northern finally began withdrawing its decrepit Pacer trains – dubbed “not so much…

Feb 07
Northern rail strike suspended after ‘breakthrough’ talks – this is when timetables return to normal

There has finally been a breakthrough in the long-running dispute between Northern…