Network Rail

Rail bosses outline future for City Region’s rail network

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An exclusive Downtown event heard from the Managing Director of Merseyrail, Andy Heath and Patrick Cawley, the Director of Programme Sponsorship at Network Rail as they discussed the new £400 million Merseyrail fleet, due to launch in 2020.

An evening with Network Rail

Downtown in Business Birmingham recently hosted an exclusive event which explored Network Rail’s plans to support economic growth across the West Midlands over the next five years.

Merseyrail passengers are being reminded to continue to keep checking information and plan their journeys as the rolling programme of platform upgrades continues.

Phase 6 (Southport line) is due to start later this week and information about Phase 7 (Chester line) to help passengers plan their journeys is now available both on the Merseyrail website and via leaflets available at stations. Information for passengers about the remaining four phases in the programme will be published in the coming weeks.