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.

Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Merseyrail and the RMT Union reach agreement on release of back-dated pay awards to support Guards during Coronavirus crisis

The agreement was reached during talks over the weekend, brokered by Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
Business & Economic Resilience Updates

Metro Mayor unveils first package of measures to help Liverpool City Region deal with Coronavirus

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has today unveiled an initial package of measures from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority aimed at easing the Coronavirus burden on local people.
General News

Bus franchising has emerged as the “leading option” as Liverpool City Region aims for London-style transport system

Bus services could be franchised as part of a London-style public transport system for the city region, according to Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.
General News

Statement regarding the 61 bus service

The former Halton Transport 61 bus service will once again run in to Liverpool City Centre.
General News
General News

Metro Mayor welcomes first new train to the Liverpool City Region

The train was unveiled at a newly redeveloped Stadler rail depot in Kirkdale
General News

Metro Mayor: “I’ll step in to save Halton Transport buses serving schools”

Statement following Halton Borough Council’s announcement that the process to put Halton Transport in to liquidation has commenced.
Budget

Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region Proposes Freeze on Precept and Tunnel Tolls

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of Liverpool City Region, has unveiled budget proposals for Liverpool City Region Combined Authority in 2020/21.
General News

Metro Mayor recognises local workers and regional firms on completion of new rail depot

Steve Rotheram thanked workers at Stadler Rail depot in Kirkdale for their efforts in helping to bring new state-of-the-art trains to the Liverpool City Region.
General News

New ‘MetroCard’ travel scheme to replace Walrus card

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