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Consultation – Princes Avenue STEP Scheme

Liverpool City Council is working on a scheme to enhance the central reservation of Princes Avenue/ Princes Road together with upgrading of the footway and carriageway surfaces.

There is a public consultation event to discuss the scheme. The event will be held on Wednesday 17th May 2017 from 11am to 7pm at The Kuumba Imani Millenium Centre, 4 Princes Rd, Liverpool L8 1TH.

As part of this meeting Liverpool City Council Highway Staff and Designers from Amey Consulting and BCA Landscape will be available to answer questions  about the scheme.

Invitation for cyclists to briefing session about new Merseyrail trains

In 2020, new trains will be introduced on to the Merseyrail network. Merseyrail says they will be state-of-the-art, safer, more reliable, and thanks to faster acceleration, journey times will be reduced. A sliding step level with the platform will improve access for people with bikes, pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Merseyrail is inviting cyclists to a briefing session about the new trains, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The session will take place on Wednesday 31st May, 12 noon at Merseytravel, Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN. It will be hosted by David Powell, new trains programme director for Merseytravel and David O’Leary, commercial director from Merseyrail.