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Tameside

Updated: 8am Friday 9 April

The busiest time to travel in Tameside is 3pm - 6pm.

This is a period of the day when demand is higher - more people are travelling and there may be limited space on buses, tram, trains and on the roads.

⬇️ Use the information and advice below to help you avoid the busiest times in Tamside. Travelling at a different time or a different way may help you and others.


🔴 Between 3pm and 6pm - Busy

⚠️ There may not be space available on some buses, trams and trains with social distancing in place, so you may have to wait longer for a service. Re-time your journey to avoid this busy period if possible.

🟢 To avoid being caught in traffic, re-time or re-route your journey to save yourself being stuck behind the wheel. Always plan your route before your journey.

🚶 Walking for shorter trips or part of your journey is encouraged during this time period.

There is a fantastic new website where you can easily navigate the walking and cycling options from your own home and postcode. Click here for further information

If you are heading to Denton Crownpoint there is a dedicated travel advice page here detailing the best times to travel and shop and alternatives.


🟢 Cycling 🚴 - Quiet all day!

Moving in a different and better way!

Walking and cycling trips in Tameside are on the up. More and more people are walking and riding for exercise and for leisure trips - espeically when the weather is better! 🌤️

At busier times of the day - especially 3pm-6pm walking and cycling may be a quicker option, as roads will be busier with traffic and there may be less space on buses, trams and trains.

Explore your neighbourhood 🚶 🚴

There is a fantastic new website where you can easily navigate the walking and cycling options from your own home and postcode. Click here for further information