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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.

TfGM raises an incredible £28k for two local charities

NewsPosted 9 January 2019

Two local charities are celebrating after receiving more than £14,000 each from Transport for Greater Manchester.

Thousands targeted with top TravelSafe tips

NewsPosted 19 December 2018

The TravelSafe Partnership (TSP) has spoken to over 14,000 children and young adults this year about the importance of behaving on public transport.

Lords to debate move to ban nuisance passengers

NewsPosted 12 December 2018

We’ve moved a step closer to being granted greater powers to prevent antisocial behaviour on the transport network.

Event celebrates life changing work

NewsPosted 11 December 2018

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham visited an event held to celebrate the impact of life changing public transport work.

Metrolink supports statue unveiling

NewsPosted 10 December 2018

Weeks of preparations mean trams will be able move through St Peter’s Square for the unveiling of a statue of Emmeline Pankhurst, ‘Our Emmeline’.

Mega month for Metrolink

NewsPosted 7 December 2018

Tram totals topped the tables in November as Metrolink celebrated a record-breaking month.

Greater Manchester apprentices can now save more than £300 on the cost of their commute

NewsPosted 7 December 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester, System One and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority have launched a new public transport offer for apprentices, potentially saving them more than £300 on Metrolink and bus travel across the region.

Three new cycling and walking projects announced across Greater Manchester

NewsPosted 6 December 2018

The latest high-profile projects to be built as part of Greater Manchester’s cycling and walking master plan will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) next week.

Commuters urged to plan ahead this Wednesday

NewsPosted 3 December 2018

If you're travelling around Manchester on Wednesday night (5 December) please plan ahead as roads in and out of the city will be busier than usual.

Funding boost set to help ease congestion on the region’s road network

NewsPosted 27 November 2018

Traffic management has received a financial boost meaning better monitoring and coordination of the road network.

Getting in the zone with Metrolink

NewsPosted 23 November 2018

We’re introducing a simpler, more convenient and flexible Metrolink fare system from 13 January.

European transport leaders to debate transport innovation

NewsPosted 21 November 2018

European leaders in transport are meeting in Greater Manchester this week to discuss the latest technological and transportation advances.