Rail journeys across the North West no faster now than 50 years ago

Train journey times in our region have barely changed in more than half a century.

It actually takes longer to get between Chester from Manchester today than it did in 1962.

A transport summit of business and political leaders took place today to discuss the problem.

The government say it's making Northern infrastucture a priority and is delivering real change.

Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt reports.