News Review - 26th March

Date: 26/03/2024
Author: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Company: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

This week we have news that a new railway line between Manchester Airport and Handsacre is the preferred option to improve connections between the West Midlands and the North. Stockport’s new multi-million-pound, state-of-the-art transport interchange and rooftop park has opened to the public. 

Business Live reports councillors in Rochdale, Bury, Trafford and Manchester have signed off the Places for Everyone development blueprint. The Business Desk says the Government has confirmed £12bn towards delivering Northern Powerhouse Rail, including a new Liverpool to Manchester link.

Marketing Stockport reports work is set to begin in April on the £33.6 million package of improvements along the A34 Corridor and that the second phase of Bee Network expansion has gone live.