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Don’t miss the bus consultation! – Final chance to have your say on how your buses are run

People and organisations across Greater Manchester and beyond have just a few days left to have their say in a major consultation on how the city-region’s buses should be run, before the deadline of 11:59pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020.

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Greater Manchester calls on government for clarity on Clean Air funding

Following the announcement of a new Environment Bill in yesterday’s Queen’s speech, Greater Manchester authorities today made renewed calls on government to commit funding to the region’s ambitious Clean Air Plan proposals. 

The opening of Trafford Park Metrolink Line

Trafford Park Line (TPL) set for early opening as testing reaches intu Trafford Centre

• Trams to run on the new line from April
• Project set to complete seven months earlier than originally planned
• First major project to benefit from devolution deal
• Once complete it will signify another step towards ‘Our Network’, GM’s vision for a more integrated transport network

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.

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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

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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.