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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.
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.
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.
Here’s everything you need to know on how to get around Greater Manchester during a fun-filled weekend.
More frequent trams are set to be reintroduced on Metrolink’s busiest lines from next week.
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.
- Mayor launches new ‘It’s Time’ campaign urging people to get back to what they love and support businesses across Greater Manchester – but to do it safely and keep each other safe.
- People asked to think about what changes they could make to their travel plans and use public transport or cycle or walk if possible.
- A range of flexible ticketing products are available now and a new Bee Flex Weekly product launches in September – meaning people can make unlimited journeys on Metrolink and never pay more than a seven-day travel pass.
- On-board safety remains a key priority with a major new sponsorship deal signed with Lifebuoy – providing free hand sanitiser across the Metrolink and bus network.
The Eccles Metrolink line will reopen from Monday 16 August after the completion of safety-critical engineering works.
Due to coronavirus-related staff absences, and to ensure Metrolink can provide a more reliable and consistent service for customers, a temporary reduced timetable will be in place from Friday (6 August).
The Eccles Metrolink line will remain closed beyond the weekend to allow for the completion of safety-critical engineering works.
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.
Work has started on a new temporary Park and Ride facility in Radcliffe as part of plans to increase the number of parking spaces at both the Radcliffe and Whitefield Metrolink stops, with the intention of opening up the network to more people.