Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram urge transport secretary to take action after year of miseryThe mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool city region have called on the transport secretary to terminate the Northern rail franchise after a year of sustained misery for passengers.Manchester’s mayor, Andy Burnham, and Liverpool’s Steve Rotheram, speaking on behalf of the 4.3 million people they represent, made the demand 12 months on from last May’s rail timetable chaos. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/may/29/manchester-and-liverpool-mayors-call-for-termination-of-northern-rail-franchise
Author : Helen Pidd North of England editor
Publish date : 2019-05-29 07:21:11
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