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Metrolink supports statue unveiling

NewsPosted 10 December 2018

Weeks of preparations mean trams will be able move through St Peter’s Square for the unveiling of a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst, ‘Our Emmeline’.

Greater Manchester apprentices can now save more than £300 on the cost of their commute

NewsPosted 7 December 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority have launched a new public transport offer for apprentices, potentially saving them more than £300 on Metrolink and bus travel across the region.

Mega month for Metrolink

NewsPosted 7 December 2018

Tram totals topped the tables in November as Metrolink celebrated a record-breaking month.

Three new cycling and walking projects announced across Greater Manchester

NewsPosted 6 December 2018

The latest high-profile projects to be built as part of Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking master plan will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) next week.

Commuters urged to plan ahead this Wednesday

NewsPosted 3 December 2018

If you're travelling around Manchester on Wednesday night (5 December) please plan ahead as roads in and out of the city will be busier than usual.

Funding boost set to help ease congestion on the region’s road network

NewsPosted 27 November 2018

Traffic management has received a financial boost meaning better monitoring and coordination of the road network.

Getting in the zone with Metrolink

NewsPosted 23 November 2018

We’re introducing a simpler, more convenient and flexible Metrolink fare system from 13 January.

European transport leaders to debate transport innovation

NewsPosted 21 November 2018

European leaders in transport are meeting in Greater Manchester this week to discuss the latest technological and transportation advances.

Become Bike Smart this Road Safety Week

NewsPosted 20 November 2018

Drivers are being encouraged to be more aware of bike riders as part of Road Safety Week 2018.

Commuters urged to consider travel options ahead of Champions League clash

NewsPosted 16 November 2018

Manchester United take on BSC Young Boys in a Champions League game, which kicks off at 8pm at Old Trafford on Tuesday 27 November. Roads and public transport are expected to be much busier than usual. Read our travel advice.

Platform prestige for safer stops

NewsPosted 16 November 2018

Ten Metrolink stops have been officially recognised for their safety features.

Early bird catches the tram

NewsPosted 9 November 2018

We’re launching a new cut-price Metrolink offer on Monday to help tackle congestion on the roads.

Remembrance Day travel advice

NewsPosted 8 November 2018

If you're travelling this Sunday (11 November) please plan ahead of the Remembrance Day events taking place in the city centre.

Teenagers sentenced after tram stop attack

NewsPosted 5 November 2018

Three Oldham teenagers have been jailed for a total of sixteen years after attacking a man at a local tram stop.

Monster warning for Metrolink misbehaviour

NewsPosted 5 November 2018

We've launched a new campaign to warn passengers that, from the new year, they could be fined up to £1000 for nuisance behaviour.

Armed Forces to travel free out-of-uniform on Metrolink

NewsPosted 1 November 2018

Members of the Armed Forces will be able to travel for free on Metrolink out-of-uniform after we reaffirmed our Armed Forces Covenant.

Christmas arrives in Manchester this weekend – stay one step ahead of the traffic

NewsPosted 31 October 2018

With festive celebrations and fireworks galore taking place this weekend and early next week travellers are being advised to plan ahead to ensure a sparkling time.

TravelSafe give red card to youth misbehaviour

NewsPosted 30 October 2018

The Travelsafe Partnership took to the football pitch as part of their work to engage with local communities.

New Wigan Bus Station is open for business

NewsPosted 29 October 2018

The new Wigan Bus Station was officially opened by politicians and transport leaders today.

Stay onside and plan ahead this Sunday

NewsPosted 26 October 2018

Football fans are being urged to plan ahead this Sunday and avoid potential delays as Manchester United take on Everton at Old Trafford.