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GM Ring & Ride service back on the road supporting vulnerable people making necessary journeys

Ring & Ride minibus services have relaunched across Greater Manchester - with safe social distancing in place - to help vulnerable residents make necessary trips.

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Early morning peak-time concessionary travel pass restrictions lifted to help Greater Manchester’s older and disabled get to shops during Coronavirus outbreak

• Peak time concessionary travel pass restrictions lifted to allow older and disabled people free travel for essential journeys during morning rush hour.
• Refunds available for some Metrolink 28-day and annual passes.
• Non-essential travel by public transport discouraged as public transport services expected to reduce in frequency.

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Transport for Greater Manchester statement

Statement from TfGM Customer Director, Stephen Rhodes, on the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Vital local bus services saved

Transport for Greater Manchester have ensured that vital local bus services in the Leigh area will continue to run at no extra cost after their operator announced his decision to retire and sell his company.

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Mayor announces plans for thousands more women to benefit from extension of Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham has announced his intention to extend the Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass, offering thousands more women the opportunity to benefit from unlimited off-peak travel in Greater Manchester.

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Record breaking figures for Vantage

It’s been another record-breaking week for Vantage bus services as passenger numbers continue to go from strength to strength.

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Greater Manchester launches major public consultation on how buses should be run

Greater Manchester is launching a major public consultation to get a wide range of views on how the city-region’s bus services should be run.

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Passenger praise for flagship facility

Wigan’s new bus station has proven to be a big hit with users during its first year - with customer satisfaction levels increasing almost threefold.

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Bus bonus for specialist support school

Excited students at a Manchester school were on hand to greet a big yellow new arrival this morning, as they became the first to benefit from an exciting community transport project.

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Free Bus boost as services extended

Changes to the city centre Free Bus will see services running even later, offering a major boost to the night time economy.