Decision details

GMCA Response to the Consultation on Timetable Options to Improve Rail Performance in the North of England

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.   That the content of this report be noted.


2.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, in consultation with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, to approve and submit a response to the consultation on behalf of GMCA.


3.    That consideration would be given to Members’ concerns in relation to the inclusion of a half hourly service to Greenfield, a more frequent service along the Atherton line and the retention of a link between Eccles and the Airport as part of GM’s response to the consultation.


4.    That it be noted that TfGM were working up an alternative proposal and that the draft consultation response would be shared with GM Leaders before its final submission.


Publication date: 16/02/2021

Date of decision: 12/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 12/02/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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