Osborne to set up new infrastructure commission – transport in Manchester

The Chancellor will unveil a new independent national board to review spending. George Osborne will promise to break Britain’s transport spending ‘inertia’ in his conference speech – with plans for HS3 top of the list. The Chancellor will unveil a new independent national board to review spending priorities for transport, house building and power stations…

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Electric trains introduced Liverpool to Preston

Electric trains to be introduced on Liverpool to Preston line – but direct services to Blackpool to change The direct train service between Liverpool and Blackpool is set to be cut next month. Northern Rail is introducing electric trains between Lime Street and Preston following the introduction of an electrified line. But the trains won’t…

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Transport Exchange traffic up by one third

Transport Exchange Group Traffic Up By One Third The number of loads posted on Transport Exchange Group’s freight trading web site in the past six months up by more than a third year-on-year, reflecting increasing demand for freight capacity. The TEG said membership of Haulage Exchange and Courier Exchange had grown by ten per cent…

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