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Metrolink is launching contactless payment for tram tickets soon – here’s...

Contactless payment for tram tickets will be launched across Greater Manchester’s Metrolink system next Monday 15th July. The innovation will see the region joining a...

World first for Salford University in race to reduce global CO2 emissions

Work is set to start on a world-leading home energy research centre at the University of Salford. The £16 million state-of-the-art project will be at...

16-18 year olds to get free bus travel in Greater Manchester

Young people aged 16-18 across Greater Manchester have been invited to apply for free bus travel when the Our Pass travel card comes into...

Greater Manchester Bee Network to reach 1,800 miles as cycling and...

One year on from its launch as the UK’s largest biggest cycling and walking network, Greater Manchester’s Bee Network is set to get a...

Andy Burnham announces plan for an integrated, modern and accessible public...

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched Our Network, his ambitious ten-year plan to create an integrated, modern and accessible public transport system. He outlined...

Manchester homelessness initiative celebrates housing 250 rough sleepers in its first...

It is a year since the GM Homes Partnership was launched - a collaboration between organisations including the Greater Manchester Housing Providers, Bridges Fund Management and Trafford...

Metrolink expansion could see services reach Stockport, Wigan, Bolton, Marple and...

Metrolink is set for a second “Big Bang” expansion that will see services reaching Stockport, Wigan, Bolton, Marple, Glossop, Hazel Grove, Hale and even...

New BBC series to investigate Manchester’s homeless crisis and how it...

BBC Manchester is this week launching a series of special reports on TV and radio investigating the homelessness crisis in Manchester and how it...

What is the future for Greater Manchester? Andy Burnham launches revised...

Greater Manchester Metro Mayor Andy Burnham today revealed his long-awaited grand plan for the future of the city region over the next few decades...

Metrolink to introduce new London Underground style zonal ticketing system

Metrolink’s new London Underground-style zonal ticketing system is set to be implemented across the tram network from Sunday 13th January. Greater Manchester Transport bosses insist...

The early bird catches the £1 tram fare in new Metrolink...

Metrolink launched its £1 ticket scheme today… but if you set your alarm for 7.30am, you missed it. The cut-price Early Bird tickets will be...

First ever This Is Manchester Awards celebrated the city’s creativity and...

Manchester has a vibrant music scene, is a sports mecca the world over, capital for live events, and a hotbed of creative talent. It’s...

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