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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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Park and ride boost for Mills Hill station

Park and ride capacity at Mills Hill rail station is set to more than double, allowing more people to access public transport while helping to reduce congestion and improve air quality.

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Park and ride boost for Walkden rail station

A new scheme to provide parking at Walkden rail station, boosting access to sustainable transport while helping to combat congestion and improve air quality, has been given the green light.

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Greater Manchester chooses Vivacity Labs to deploy AI-controlled road junctions to optimise traffic networks

- New world of travel sees more cyclists and pedestrians using junctions originally designed to prioritise cars and other vehicles
- Vivacity Labs’ AI to be used at ‘smart junctions’ to give priority to other road users, accommodating more foot/bike travellers

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New trams set to boost capacity and social distancing

The first of 27 new Metrolink trams is set to arrive next week, boosting capacity on the network and providing more space for social distancing.

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Road users in Greater Manchester warned of darker night dangers

Motorists across Greater Manchester are being warned to take extra care behind the wheel as darker nights draw in and winter weather arrives.  

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Commuters are advised to plan ahead this Wednesday

City centre travel is likely to be busier than usual this Wednesday evening (29 January) so commuters are being urged to plan ahead and consider the time they travel to avoid delays.

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City centre commuters advised to plan ahead this Sunday

With tens of thousands of people set to march across the city centre this Sunday commuters are being urged to plan their journeys in advance.

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Travel advice for city centre commuters ahead of this evening

Commuters are being urged to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys ahead of this evening’s rush hour to avoid potential travel delays.