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Crafty Metrolink fare dodgers shame the city

It took ten years of political wrangling, more than £1 billion to build and is the envy of towns and cities all over the...

Manchester influencer calls on Richard Branson to cut ‘crippling’ train fares

The UK has some of the most expensive train fares in Europe, with British commuters paying up to five times more than their continental counterparts. And...

Three to see this weekend: the tropics, robotics and acoustics

Had enough of weekends at home curled up on the sofa watching box sets with your favourite takeaways on speed dial? Brave the arctic weather and...

Greater Manchester cycling and walking tsar reveals £1.5 billion healthy travel...

Greater Manchester’s first Cycling and Walking Commissioner - former Olympic champion Chris Boardman - has called for £1.5 billion to help realise his vision...

The China syndrome: Beijing air link brings massive economic boost to...

Manchester Airport is celebrating a double boost with huge knock-on benefits to the region’s economy, tourism and even universities. As Manchester chalked up bigger passenger...

‘Leaving bus services to the free market has not worked’ –...

Andy Burnham is set to become the first of England’s executive metro mayors to take up new powers granted by Parliament to drive forward...

Manchester Airport upgrades Escape Lounges to get travellers off to a...

Manchester Airport’s four Escape Lounges have reopened following a brand refresh with new colour schemes, menu designs and locally-inspired artwork. The Escape Lounges are calming, tranquil...

Greater Manchester’s tourism boom shows no signs of slowing down

Tourism is now the biggest income earner for Greater Manchester - worth a colossal £7.9 billion a year to the city region’s economy and supporting...

Airline announces biggest ever season of flying from Manchester Airport

North west holidaymakers and businesses have more opportunities than ever to get to the US. Virgin Atlantic has announced its biggest ever season of flying from...

This is your chance to win an all expenses paid trip...

It's that time of year again. The nights are getting longer, days getting shorter, soggy leaves, the endless rain (no change there then). You know...

Travel from MediaCityUK to Spinningfields by water taxi thanks to Waxi...

Soon you’ll be able to travel between two of the most stylish locations in Greater Manchester courtesy of a new water taxi route on...

Manchester Airport crowned best in UK for second time in two...

Manchester Airport was named the best in the UK at last night's Travel Trade Gazette Awards. It's the second time in two weeks it's been...