The UK's Rail Minister, Huw Merriman has confirmed 3.9 billion GBP in funding for the next phase of the Transpennine Route Upgrade project.
Throughout September and October, the Transpennine Route Upgrade programme will replace tracks in Manchester, Huddersfield, Leeds and York.
Network Rail has completed a series of improvement works for the Transpennine Route Upgrade between Manchester, Huddersfield, Leeds and York.
Network Rail has installed 37 miles of electric wires between Church Fenton and Colton Junction as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.
Network Rail has installed the first electric wires between Manchester and Stalybridge as part of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.
The UK Government is more than trebling its investment into the Transpennine route upgrade (TRU) to nine billion GBP.
New electric overhead wires have been installed on a Yorkshire mainline for the first time in 25 years thanks to upgrade project.