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  • Prioritise Liverpool-Leeds rail link over HS2, says BurnhamManchester’s mayor says the Transpennine railway line is more important for northerners than HS2
  • Prioritise Liverpool-Leeds rail link over HS2, says BurnhamManchester’s mayor says the Transpennine railway line is more important for northerners than HS2 Boris Johnson should prioritise a new Transpennine railway line before the Manchester section of HS2, the mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has said.Following media reports that the prime minister is set to approve the London to Birmingham phase of HS2, Burnham called on Johnson to simultaneously build Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR), a new line connecting Liverpool to Leeds. Continue reading...

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  • West Midlands Trains ordered to invest £20m West Midlands Trains has been ordered to invest £20 million to improve services and recruit more drivers. The money also be used to reduce some fares. The Department for Transport said operators should consider its latest move as a ˜warning™ that poor performance and a ˜failure to meet contractual obligations will be met with a firm response™. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said: ˜One of my priorities is getting the trains to run on time, and as a commuter myself I understand all too well the frustration caused by endless delays and cancellations.™

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