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DfT £72m package for Manchester leaves worrying gap, says Burnham

Deniz Huseyin
08 June 2023
Andy Burnham: We again have confusion and uncertainty and what we need is a coherent plan for the railways in Manchester city centre
Andy Burnham: We again have confusion and uncertainty and what we need is a coherent plan for the railways in Manchester city centre

 

The Government has announced £72m funding to improve train services in Manchester and the North. Passengers will benefit from fewer delays and more reliable trains, the DfT has pledged.

Upgrades will include a third platform at Salford Crescent station and track improvement work across north Manchester.

However, Network Rail has withdrawn plans for two new platforms at Manchester Piccadilly rail station, stating it would have been too drawn out and expensive. This was “in order to...

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