Northern Powerhouse Is Off The Rails, And Manchester Property Will Suffer
June 12, 2018

Northern Powerhouse Is Off The Rails, And Manchester Property Will Suffer

Has the Northern Powerhouse hit the buffers? The continuing crisis with Northern Rail services comes as disillusion grows with the unfulfilled promises of George Osborne's 2012 project.

Can it be rescued or is the Northern Powerhouse delivering more disappointment than new investment?

If things had gone to plan, Manchester would now be six months away from the start of services at a revamped and enlarged Manchester Oxford Road station, whilst two new platforms — 15 and 16 — would be massively expanding capacity…

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The Northern Powerhouse was obviously a good idea, so bound to get nowhere in London-centric English politics — and surprise, surprise, it hasn't. If you have news or views join the conversation by emailing david.thame@bisnow.com