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Multi-million milestone for busy busway

NewsPosted 3 April 2019

Over three million passenger journeys have been made on services using the Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway over the past year.

Five year landmark for Rochdale town centre extension

NewsPosted 29 March 2019

The fifth anniversary of Metrolink’s expansion to Rochdale town centre will take place on Sunday.

Ashton Interchange steels itself for major construction milestone

NewsPosted 25 March 2019

Tameside Council and transport leaders have marked an important milestone in the construction of Ashton’s new transport interchange, visiting the site to see the completion of its steel superstructure.

Bumper boost to the Bee Network: £137 million investment announced

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

A total of 18 new cycling and walking schemes with a total value of £137m will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority next week as part of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network.

Greater Manchester takes home top European transport strategy award

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Greater Manchester has scooped the European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) award in recognition of its sustainable transport strategy.

Another £3m to help clean up Greater Manchester’s bus fleet

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Greater Manchester is set to receive another £3 million government funding to help clean up its bus fleet and improve air quality across the city-region.

Special event held to mark exciting progress on landmark project

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Political, transport and commercial leaders gathered at intu Trafford Centre to view the latest exciting progress made on Metrolink’s Trafford Park Line extension.

Planning green light for Stockport’s transformational new transport hub, park and residential scheme

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Planning permission has been improved for the new Stockport interchange, which will include a rooftop park, a cycling and walking bridge and a residential development.

Major Metrolink mileage magic

NewsPosted 20 March 2019

Tram 3006 became the first M-5000 Metrolink vehicle to clock up 1,000,000 kilometres this afternoon.

New fleet boost for 'lifeline' transport service

NewsPosted 18 March 2019

We’re replacing our aging fleet of Ring and Ride vehicles with new cleaner and greener vehicles.

Stark warning over reckless activity

NewsPosted 8 March 2019

‘Tram-surfers’ continue to run the very real risk of death or serious injury.

Greater Manchester tables ambitious proposals to clean up harmful air pollution

NewsPosted 26 February 2019

Greater Manchester leaders will be asked this Friday (1 March) to endorse wide-ranging proposals to tackle the urgent problem of air pollution across the city-region.

Statement on First Group

NewsPosted 19 February 2019

Transport for Greater Manchester has issued the following statement after the announcement First Group is selling its Queens Road depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group.

TfGM given powers to help tackle antisocial behaviour

NewsPosted 8 February 2019

We can now apply to the courts for civil injunctions banning troublemakers from tram and/or bus stops, stations or interchanges or from using Metrolink or certain bus services.

Multi-million pound electric bus boost

NewsPosted 6 February 2019

Greater Manchester is set to get dozens of new electric buses to help improve air quality across the city-region.

Five years for Oldham town centre Metrolink line

NewsPosted 25 January 2019

Metrolink’s popular Oldham town centre line celebrates its fifth anniversary this weekend with an impressive track record.

Twice the trams, half the wait

NewsPosted 23 January 2019

We’re doubling the amount of trams on the Ashton line.

Saddle up for new Saddle junction

NewsPosted 16 January 2019

A major transport scheme praised by Greater Manchester Cycling and Walking Commissioner Chris Boardman as being one of the most advanced in the UK was officially opened in Wigan today.

Many hands to make light work of major change to Metrolink network

NewsPosted 11 January 2019

This week hundreds of TfGM staff are going out across the network to help passengers understand the new fare zones that are being introduced.

Crime trio jailed for Metrolink ticket machine thefts

NewsPosted 9 January 2019

Three men have been jailed for a total of more than 10 years for their part in a series of thefts from Metrolink ticket machines.