Whether for business or pleasure, we’re improving and transforming the ways in which people can move around the region and beyond.

A modern, effective transport system is what defines great international cities (and city regions). Connecting people to employment, education and leisure also supports and grows the economy.

Achieving this is not an easy task, but Liverpool City Region has always done things differently, and with transport we make no exception.

General News

New ‘MetroCard’ travel scheme to replace Walrus card

A new MetroCard smart travel scheme is to replace the Liverpool…
General News

Contactless convenience a hit for Liverpool City Region bus users

During its first month of operating a fully contactless bus network, nearly one in five journeys across the Liverpool City Region were paid for using the technology.
General News

First new train for the Merseyrail network heads for test track testing

Another key manufacturing milestone has been met in the build of the new trains for the Merseyrail network.
Apprenticeships

Metro Mayor calls for ‘revolution’ in walking and cycling across Liverpool City Region as he confirms investment for new foot and bike routes

He called on people to leave their cars at home in favour of taking more short journeys by foot or bike.
General News

New trains for the Merseyrail network begin to take shape

The basic structure of the first train is now complete.
General News

A green light on HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail is ‘critical to the long term success of the UK and all its parts’, says new campaign backed by business and political leaders

Business and political leaders from the North have today joined together to launch Connecting Britain, a campaign to speak with one, united voice and underline the importance of the full delivery of both HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) for communities throughout the North of England.
General News

New Mersey Ferry funding decision to be taken by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, and the other members of the Combined Authority will be asked to formalise their commitment to a new Mersey Ferry official at next week's meeting (Friday 6 September)
General News

Metro Mayor responds to RMT strike announcement for Merseyrail network

"This is a disappointing and in some ways surprising announcement given the many months of positive local negotiations"
Apprenticeships

Stadler apprentices qualify and get jobs at the company.

Now qualified train maintenance technicians, they will work on the new Merseyrail fleet.
General News

Liverpool City Region bus reform on Combined Authority Agenda

Steve Rotheram and City Region leaders will be asked to approve the principles of the ‘Vision for Bus’ this week.