Halton curve

Halton Curve could open by May 2018

The expected opening date for the Halton Curve is currently May 2018. The business case is expected to be considered by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority in April and if approved, construction will begin in June 2017.

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MP demands assurances over Halton Curve

Wrexham MP Ian Lucas has pressed for further details with regards to the delivery of the Halton Curve project and the proposed rail services on the line. The curve was one of the big announcements in the Local Growth Fund Round 1 earlier this month. The response is that the proposals are being developed by Network Rail and should be made available early next year. The curve should be delivered during 2016/17.

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