Castlefield decongestion plan

Manchester Recovery Task Force

Details of the three options presented for timetable changes around Manchester

Three options to improve services across the North of England by amending timetables in the Manchester area have been presented for consultation.

The aim is to make changes to the timetable in May 2022. The work forms the output of the Manchester Recovery Task Force, set up in January 2020 to address unacceptable levels of train performance in the North West (as described in the preceding feature). The initial consultation, presenting three options for change, closes on 10 March, with a preferred option to be selected in the spring.

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