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New Merseyrail Trains

State-of-the-art trains are coming to the Liverpool City Region

A fleet of new, state-of-the-art trains, which will transform the way people travel across the city region will be arriving in 2020.
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Statement on Cammell Laird Industrial Action

Statement regarding industrial action at Cammell Laird

Members of the Cammell Laird Taskforce have welcome the agreement to suspend the current industrial action.

The Liverpool City Region trials charge-on-the-go electric bus

Merseytravel and bus operator Stagecoach have recently ran a two month trial of fully electric, zero emission buses.

Digital Spine to connect city region to ultra-fast fibre broadband

The Combined Authority is investing in a digital ‘spine’ to connect the Liverpool City Region's key digital assets.
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Steve Rotheram and Bus Alliance provide free bus tickets to foodbanks

The Combined Authority will provide 3000 bus tickets for the city region’s foodbanks to use to help those with the greatest transport needs.
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Combined Authority approves £24m funding for Parkside Link Road

The £24m project in St Helens for the Parkside Link Road is expected to enable the creation of 3000 new jobs.

Combined Authority establishes an air quality task force

The new task force will make recommendations to progress action to tackle poor air quality in our city region.
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Steve Rotheram names award-winning architect as design champion

The Stirling Prize-winning architect, Paul Monaghan, has been appointed to promote good design in the city region.
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Steve Rotheram urges employers to pay the Real Living Wage

The Metro Mayor has called on the city region’s 50 biggest employers to introduce the Real Living Wage for their employees.
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Huge public response to Metro Mayor's big bus debate

More than 1000 people have completed a digital survey sharing their views on the future of bus services in the Liverpool City Region.