Transport for the North (TfN) – a regulatory body covering transport throughout the north of England – has been created in a bid to improve the transport connections between cities in the region. TfN will develop plans for road, rail and freight links between Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Hull and Newcastle, as well its passenger transport remit. Included in the strategy are plans to improve key roads, including upgrading parts of the M6, M1 and M62 to four lanes and […]
The eastbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for almost 12 hours on Monday (28 May) after a fatal accident involving a car and three LGVs, the Highways Agency has confirmed.
Eddie Stobart has become the 100th partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which will see it work to boost skills, innovation and business in the North of England.
The Highways Agency (HA) has warned operators that there will be no southbound access to the M6 at junction 19 tonight, as repair work begins after a lorry overturned this morning spilling fuel onto the slip road. The A556 between the junctions with the A50 and the M6 was closed earlier after a Renault Magnum lorry, which was running without a trailer, crashed and leaked fuel onto the road. The incident closed the dedicated slip road for the M6, although […]