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Vantage bus on the Leigh to Ellenbrook guided busway

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.

Tree decorations at Manchester christmas markets

Christmas travel plans are in your pocket

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have published details of all Christmas transport services in a handy pocket-guide, and on the TfGM website

Bus Consultation - It's time - INSTAGRAM

Over 2,500 responses so far in consultation on how Greater Manchester’s buses should be run

More than 2,500 responses have been received at the halfway point in a major consultation on how Greater Manchester’s buses should be run.

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Bee Network set to expand again with 25 new projects up for consideration

25 new cycling and walking schemes worth a combined total of £154M are set to be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) as part of the continued development of the Bee Network.

Sunrise at Whitefield Metrolink stop

New Metrolink fares unveiled, including a price freeze on all single journeys and cheaper tickets for early risers and part-time workers

  • Cost of all single journeys frozen at 2019 prices
  • On average, fares will rise at a below-inflation rate of 2.2%
  • New ticket offers giving early risers and part-time workers cheaper travel - building on feedback from Greater Manchester’s Good Employment Charter
  • Some travelcards increase by 10p – the minimum rise possible
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Contactless journeys pass the million mark

Metrolink’s contactless payment system hit the million-journey mark at the weekend, just four months after its launch on 15 July.

First Metrolink tram is tested on the Trafford Park Line

Trafford Park tram testing marks end of an exciting week

The first test tram has traversed the Trafford Park line track, capping a landmark week for the £350m Metrolink extension project.

Metrolink tram at St Peter's Square

Extra services give festive boost to Metrolink customers

Metrolink customers will have reason for a little extra Christmas cheer, with additional and later running trams set to operate throughout the festive period.

Final Concrete Pour on Metrolink Trafford Park line

Landmark week for Trafford Park Metrolink line

Two key landmarks have been reached marking a significant step towards completion of the Trafford Park line project.

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Motorists are 48% more likely to be involved in accidents after winter clock change

Motorists are being encouraged to take care on the roads as the days get shorter and winter weather sets in.

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Parklet success as 95% of people want more installed across Greater Manchester

A ground-breaking new scheme trialled in Stockport and aimed at transforming underused space into urban mini-parks has been hailed as an overwhelming success with 95% of people saying they would like more installed across Greater Manchester.

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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.