Major events and highway improvements

Keeping Greater Manchester moving

Improve your journey in 2023!

Welcome to TfGM’s travel advice pages.

Here you’ll find all the info to stay up to date with what’s happening and to help plan your journey.

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Manchester United face Leeds United at Old Trafford on Wednesday (8 February). Planning to drive between 5pm and 8pm? Expect your journey time to be 30% longer than a non-match day. Leave the car at one of our 24 park and rides for journeys with ease on Metrolink.

Impact map

This map will show both highway improvements and events taking place in central Manchester based on a time window. You can also filter down to see activities for the weeks ahead.

Highway improvements

A number of highway improvements are taking place in Greater Manchester at the moment and will continue throughout 2023.

Read our information on how you can limit the impact these have on your journey and the options which can save you time and money.

Transport for Greater Manchester

Major events this week

Manchester United v Leeds United

Old Trafford
Wednesday 8 February 2023 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Trafford, Stretford, Salford

Manchester City v Aston Villa

Etihad Campus
Sunday 12 February 2023 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Beswick, Clayton, Gorton, Openshaw, Ashton