Tag Archives: engineering work

Recap: all going on at the Salford Hub

No, it’s not an April Fool: the new footbridge at Salford Crescent really did come into use on Monday 1st April 2013 Forget the Northern Hub: it’s specifically Salford which appears to be the centre of activity on our railways … Continue reading

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Engineering work in Wigan over Autumn half-term

Network Rail plan to replace eight sets of points, renew 1,000 metres of railway line and move signalling and overhead power line equipment to match the new track layout in Wigan. When? From this Saturday (22nd October) and continuing through … Continue reading

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Christmas travel alterations compounded by ice and strike action

Whilst the county’s public transport operators are starting to wind down for Christmas and New Year, travel in some areas of Greater Manchester is still being affected by ice and snow, and industrial action by members of the RMT union … Continue reading

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