​Media Contacts  

If you are a member of the media and would like to contact the press office team, please call 0161 244 1055 or email mediarelations@tfgm.com
 
The press office is open between 8:30am and 5:30pm Monday to Friday.
 
If you have an urgent media enquiry outside of these hours please leave a voicemail message and the on-call communications officer will respond.
 
Please note the number above is for media enquiries only, click here if you are a member of the public and would like contact details for Transport for Greater Manchester.
 
If you have a media enquiry about a specific bus or train service, or would like to film on a bus, on a train or at a train station, please contact the appropriate organisation listed below.
 
To find out which operator runs a train station, log on to www.nationalrail.co.uk 

Other media contacts
 
We work closely with other regional and national transport organisations to improve public transport in Greater Manchester.
The following is a list of media contacts for journalists.
 
Please click here if you are a member of the public and would like contact details for any of these organisations.
 
Network Rail
Network Rail owns Britain's rail network. It runs, maintains and develops Britain's tracks, signalling system, rail bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts and 18 major train stations.
 
Tel: 0161 880 3142 (Northwest)
Email: mediarelations@networkrail.co.uk
Website: www.networkrailmediacentre.co.uk
 
Northern Rail
Northern Rail operates local train services and manages train stations across the north of England.
 
Tel: 01904 568 670
Email: press.office@northernrail.org
Website: www.northernrail.org
 
First TransPennine Express
First TransPennine Express operates inter-city services in the North of England and to/from Glasgow and Edinburgh.
 
Tel: 0161 228 8475
Email: matthew.hay@firstgroup.com
Website: www.tpexpress.co.uk
 
First
First is the biggest bus operator in Greater Manchester. Most of its services run to towns in the northern part of the county.
 
Tel: 07889 095 726
Website: www.firstgroup.com
 
Stagecoach
Stagecoach is the second biggest bus operator in Greater Manchester. Most of its services run to towns in the southern part of the county.
 
Tel: 0161 273 3377
Website: www.stagecoachgroup.com
 
Arriva
Arriva is the third biggest bus operator in Greater Manchester. Most of its services run in the west of the county.
 
Tel: 0344 800 44 11
Website: www.arrivabus.co.uk
 
Virgin Trains
From Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport stations, Virgin Trains operate long-distance services to Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, London and selected intermediate stations.
 
Tel: 0845 000 3333
Website: http://mediaroom.virgintrains.co.uk/
 
Arriva Trains Wales
From Manchester Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Stockport train stations, Arriva Trains Wales operates inter-regional services to North Wales (including Chester, Warrington Bank Quay, and intermediate stations) and to South Wales (including Wilmslow, Crewe and intermediate stations).
 
Tel: 07071 881 278
Website: www.arriva.co.uk/media_centre/
 
Arriva Cross Country
From Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport stations, Arriva Cross Country operates inter-regional services to Macclesfield, Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Coventry to Bournemouth and the West Country, and selected intermediate stations.
 
Tel: 0121 200 6115
Website: www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk