Sunday 10 July 2011

Bridge In Place at Buckshaw

In the early hours of this morning a crane lifted into place the pedestrian bridge for the new Buckshaw Parkway station. The station is expected to open in the Autumn.

Friday 1 July 2011

Scotland Train Order Delayed

An order for new Siemens Desiro emus of class 350/2 to operate the Manchester to Scotland service from December 2013, running on the first part of the electrification project to be completed, from Manchester to Newton, has been delayed. It is hoped that DfT approval for the trains will be granted in September.