Network Rail will undertake the consultancy of the project, which will be carried out within the scope of the development of railways in the north.
Network Rail also plans to build a new viaduct connecting Manchester's three major stations Victoria, Oxford Road and Piccadilly.
Innovations within the scope of the project are as follows:
Two new high-speed trains per hour between Liverpool and Liverpool
6 adaet high-speed train per hour between -Leeds and Manchester
-A new direct train to Manchester Airport
-Hull, faster journey times for Newcastle and the North East
Source : Raillynews