Tag: Manchester Metrolink

Sep 11
What’s it like on the new tram to the Trafford Centre?

Architectural gems, a glimpse of Coronation Street and even an island filled with…

Mar 20
Bus, rail and tram services to be reduced in Greater Manchester over the coming days

Greater Manchester is to reduce its public transport services over the coming days as…

Mar 19
Travel passes for older and disabled people will now be valid all day

Travel for Greater Manchester has announced this afternoon that it is making travel…

Mar 09
The Trafford Centre Metrolink is ready and trams will start running this month

The much anticipated Trafford Centre Metrolink opening date has been announced and…

Jan 13
A dinosaur tram has appeared on the Manchester Metrolink network

A special dinosaur tram has appeared on the Metrolink network ahead of Dippy the…

Jan 03
From riots to boomtime: Manchester’s last decade in review

For Manchester, it was a decade of Metrolink, the mayor, Manchester City and finally –…

Nov 08
Manchester Metrolink launch Christmas treasure hunt – find a golden Noel for FREE travel

If you fancy winning free travel on the Metrolink this holiday season, it’s your…

Nov 06
The Trafford Centre Metrolink is complete – this is when trams will start to run

Trackwork construction on the long-awaited Metrolink line to the Trafford Centre is…

Sep 30
New rail masterplan aims to double the number of train commuters travelling into the city by 2040

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched an ambitious rail masterplan which…

Sep 25
Why you’ll be hearing Guy Garvey on the tram across Manchester

If you wonder why you’re hearing the dulcet tones of Elbow frontman Guy Garvey…

Aug 15
This dancehall group love Manchester’s Metrolink so much they wrote a song about it

We might like to have a good moan about the Metrolink from time to time, but when…

Aug 07
Get free travel on Metrolink for a year with Moda

Getting around Manchester isn’t the easiest thing to do. The roads are mobbed with…

Aug 07
Drone footage captures progress on new Metrolink line to Trafford Centre

Progress on Metrolink’s long-awaited link to the Trafford Centre has passed a…

Jul 22
Manchester Metrolink has been named one of the best transport systems in the world

Greater Manchester’s Metrolink has been named one of the best light rail systems in…

Jul 08
Metrolink is launching contactless payment for tram tickets soon – here’s how it will work

Contactless payment for tram tickets will be launched across Greater Manchester’s…

Jun 24
Andy Burnham announces plan for an integrated, modern and accessible public transport system

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched Our Network, his ambitious ten-year…

May 24
Safety fears for Parklife fans if tram strike goes ahead

The planned Metrolink strike over four days next month could pose serious safety…

Jan 28
Metrolink expansion could see services reach Stockport, Wigan, Bolton, Marple and Glossop

Metrolink is set for a second “Big Bang” expansion that will see services reaching…

Jan 03
Metrolink to introduce new London Underground style zonal ticketing system

Metrolink’s new London Underground-style zonal ticketing system is set to be…

Jan 01
Are you a Manchester Metrolink Monster? £1,000 fines for misbehaving on the trams coming soon

Misbehaving Metrolink passengers face a major crackdown from today. New byelaws will…

Nov 12
The early bird catches the £1 tram fare in new Metrolink ticket trial

Metrolink launched its £1 ticket scheme today… but if you set your alarm for 7.30am,…

Oct 02
Join these Mancunians fighting against Metrolink dog ban

Adam Wilcox, Sam Elphick, Sarah Taylor and Craig Taylor are a group of four friends…

Jan 19
Crafty Metrolink fare dodgers shame the city

It took ten years of political wrangling, more than £1 billion to build and is the…

Apr 07
Twice back from the dead: how Manchester Metrolink grew to celebrate 25 years

Greater Manchester’s Metrolink yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of the first tram…

Feb 24
Second City Crossing finally opens to the public

The final piece in the Metrolink ‘big-bang’ expansion jigsaw finally falls into place…