About this projectNew railway chord to connect Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations. The new line will traverse the River Irwell from Manchester (Liverpool Road) and across into Salford (Trinity Way, Ordsall)
This project has been withdrawn from the Development Consent Order application process. Network Rail (the developer) submitted a Transport and Works Act Order to the Secretary of State for this scheme on 16 September 2013.
What happens next
This project has been withdrawn by the developer.