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Greater Manchester secures £35.8million to enhance green bus fleet

In a major boost to Greater Manchester’s ambitions to deliver an integrated transport network, the Bee Network, and reach net zero carbon emissions by 2038, £35.8million in funding has been secured to introduce 170 green buses to the region.

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Warning issued following spate of criminal damage to buses, trains and trams

Police and transport staff are warning of the dangers and consequences of throwing objects at buses, trains and trams following a spate of incidents.

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Industrial action expected to disrupt school bus services

Parents and pupils in parts of Manchester, Rochdale, Oldham and Tameside are being encouraged to plan school journeys on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 January, with industrial action expected to impact school bus services operate by First Manchester.

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Get the most out of Manchester Christmas Markets - however you travel

Manchester’s famous Christmas Markets are back -  with a host of festive treats available for everyone -  here’s everything you need to know about travel to make the most of your trip. 

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Transport passengers urged to travel safer ahead of winter

Transport passengers are being urged to keep themselves and others safe by following some simple steps as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise ahead of winter.

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Stockport bus station set to close as part of multi-million pound redevelopment

Stockport bus station is set to close to passengers from Sunday 29 August as part of a major redevelopment scheme which will deliver a new £120m transport interchange and help to transform the town centre.

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New £800,000 business support package launched to help boost sustainable travel

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has launched a new £800,000 funding package and interactive web portal to help businesses and employers embed sustainable travel behaviours, head-off a car-led recovery and build back better from the pandemic.  

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TfGM Travelshops to trial paperless bus timetables

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) Travelshops and bus stations in Stockport and Oldham will be taking part in a paperless timetable pilot, which will see traditional bus timetables replaced with digital QR codes in the two shops.

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Put the us in bus this summer

Whether its reading spaces, quiet places or somewhere to meet new faces, people are being asked to submit their ideas for a chance to win a free decommissioned yellow school bus this summer.

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Greater Manchester residents urged to keep doing their bit when travelling as coronavirus restrictions eased

  • Public transport services expected to get busier as non-essential shops reopen. 
  • All available trams – including the first of 27 new ones – running on Metrolink and extra bus and train services being put on to help meet demand. 
  • Enhanced cleaning of stations, stops and vehicles continuing and transport staff out on the network to support passengers and provide reassurance
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TfGM celebrates a decade of achievement

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is celebrating a significant landmark following a decade of unprecedented investment in and development of the region’s transport network.

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Warning issued following spate of criminal damage to buses and trams

Police and transport staff are warning of the dangers and consequences of throwing objects at buses and trams following a spate of incidents this year.