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Cornbrook works

Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May 2021

Essential track replacement work will be carried out near the Cornbrook Metrolink stop on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May.

Undertaking the works over this weekend will ensure they are complete in time for the potential further relaxation of lockdown restrictions from 17 May.

Other maintenance work will also be carried out on the Metrolink line at the same time to ensure the most efficient use of the closure.

The following Metrolink lines will be affected for the duration of the works:

  • Eccles/MediaCityUK Line – full closure
  • Trafford Park Line – full closure
  • Altrincham Line - services will operate Altrincham to Old Trafford only
  • Bury Line - services will operate Bury to Ashton-Under-Lyne
  • East Didsbury Line - services will operate East Didsbury to Firswood only
  • Airport Line - services will operate Manchester Airport to Firswood only
  • Rochdale Line - services will operate to Exchange Square

For the duration of these works, replacement buses will be in operation:

  • Between Old Trafford and Piccadilly
  • Between Chorlton and Victoria
  • Between Eccles and Piccadilly
  • Between The Trafford Centre and Deansgate-Castlefield

Signed pedestrian walking routes will be in place and Customer Service Representatives will be at stops to direct passengers to the nearest replacement bus stop.

Maps for the replacement bus stops can be found below.