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Great Manchester Run

Passengers urged to plan ahead this Sunday amid Great Manchester Run and Man City v Aston Villa game

Whether you are taking part in the run, attending the game, or simply out and about, we have some useful travel advice to ensure you avoid the road closures, congestion and crowds.

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Radcliffe Metrolink Park & Ride has reopened with 111 additional car parking spaces

The Metrolink Park & Ride facility at the Radcliffe stop has reopened today (Monday 16 May) following the completion of construction works which has added 111 extra car parking spaces.

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Ashton tram line set to close for essential maintenance

From Sunday 20 March to Saturday 26 March, the Ashton tram line will close for essential maintenance works.

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Eccles tram line set to close for essential maintenance

After 22 years of operation, the Metrolink Eccles line is set to close on several occasions this year for essential maintenance of the tracks.

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Whitefield Metrolink Park & Ride to reopen with 123 additional car parking spaces

The Metrolink Park & Ride facility at the Whitefield stop is set to reopen from Tuesday 25 January following the completion of construction works which have added more than 120 extra car parking spaces.

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Metrolink services affected by Covid-19 on New Year’s Eve

Here’s everything you need to know about tram services operating on New Year’s Eve - and Metrolink improvement works happening from 1 January.

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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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More than five million contactless journeys made on Metrolink

Metrolink’s ‘London-style’ pay-as-you-go contactless system is proving more popular than ever, with more than 5 million journeys now having been made since its launch.

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Music and sport lovers flock to Manchester for Parklife and sporting events

Here’s everything you need to know on how to get around Greater Manchester during a fun-filled weekend.

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Six-minute tram service to return on busiest lines

More frequent trams are set to be reintroduced on Metrolink’s busiest lines from next week.

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Temporary Park and Ride site set to open as part of programme to increase Metrolink parking

A temporary, new Park and Ride site is set to open in just a few weeks time as work moves ahead to increase the overall number of parking spaces available for Metrolink customers in Radcliffe and Whitefield.