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.

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Metro Mayor welcomes first new train to the Liverpool City Region

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

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.
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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.
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New ‘MetroCard’ travel scheme to replace Walrus card

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

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.
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New trains for the Merseyrail network begin to take shape

The basic structure of the first train is now complete.