Travel Advice 2020

Events and highway improvements in Greater Manchester

Improve your journey in 2020!

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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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 in 2020.

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.

Major events this week

Dippy the Dinosaur

Special event

Location
Number One Riverside (for Dippy) and Touchstones (Exhibition), Rochdale
Date
Monday 10 February 2020 to Sunday 28 June 2020
Impacted area(s)

Rochdale Town Centre

Roar on the tram to see Dippy

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

Concert

Location
Manchester Arena
Date
Thursday 27 February 2020 from 6:00pm to 10:30pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre

Manchester United v Club Brugge

Football

Location
Old Trafford
Date
Thursday 27 February 2020 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Trafford, Stretford, Salford

Journey times on key roads will increase from 4pm until kick-off. Re-time or re-route to improve your journey or consider taking the tram - Most routes are off road and will be quicker!

The 1975

Concert

Location
Manchester Arena
Date
Friday 28 February 2020 from 6:00pm to 10:30pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre