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Grant Shapps orders leaders to delay business case for Northern Powerhouse Rail amid fears parts of scheme could be downgraded

Parts of the flagship high speed rail project connecting the major cities of the North could be downgraded, it is feared, after the region's transport leaders were ordered by the Government to delay submitting their plans.

£200 million rail upgrade to connect North Wales and North West of England

A £200 million rail upgrade linking North Wales and the North West of England through a new super-hub at Chester can power a pandemic bounce-back boom in the region, it has been claimed.

Thursday, 18 February 2021

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