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Another busy weekend ahead for sports fans

TfGM offers travel advice as Greater Manchester plays host to a range of high-profile sporting events this weekend (14-15 September).

Trafford Park Line panorama graphic

Statement regarding weekend Metrolink works

A statement from Transport for Greater Manchester's Head of Metrolink, Danny Vaughan, about the Metrolink Trafford Park Line works this weekend.

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A green light on HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail is ‘critical to the long term success of the UK and all its parts’, says new campaign backed by business and political leaders

Business and political leaders from the North have today joined together to launch Connecting Britain, a campaign to speak with one, united voice and underline the importance of the full delivery of both HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) for communities throughout the North of England. This follows the Government announcement of an independent review of HS2.

TfGM Yellow Box Junction Footage

Drivers told to think outside the box

Footage has been released by Transport for Greater Manchester showing motorists obstructing trams and other vehicles at yellow box junctions in and around the city centre, in a bid to remind motorists to take yellow box junctions more seriously and reduce accidents and congestion.

TravelSafe Unit officers with tram at Victoria Station

New unit to help keep travelling public safe

More than 60 police officers will make up a new and dedicated transport unit to help keep the travelling public safe.

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Metrolink customers take to contactless as trips top 170k

More than 170k journeys were made using Metrolink’s new contactless payment system in the four weeks since it launched (Monday 15 July – Sunday 11 August).

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First cycle scheme as part of Greater Manchester Mayor’s Bee Network project complete along the Bridgewater Canal

The first scheme of Greater Manchester's Bee Network has opened along the Bridgewater Canal in Wigan

Crumpsall Metrolink stop

Drone footage shows major milestone for Metrolink works at Crumpsall

Last weekend’s work on the Bury line resulted in a major milestone for the Metrolink Trafford Park Line (TPL) extension – the new sidings tracks and overhead lines at Crumpsall have been completed.

A photograph of Greater Manchester Transport Commitee sitting in session at the Friends' Meeting House in Manchester

New Greater Manchester Transport Committee meets for the first time

A newly-formed body, responsible for overseeing the shape of transport in Greater Manchester, has held its first meeting.

Metrolink tram on London Rd

Study ranks Metrolink amongst leading systems

Metrolink is one of the best light rail systems in the World according to experts.

Guide Bridge HR 2

Cycling and walking schemes across Greater Manchester open for business

A £2 million series of schemes developed by TfGM with Bury, Tameside and Trafford councils, aimed at encouraging people to cycle and walk across Greater Manchester is now complete.

Transport for Greater Manchester staff at the launch of contactless payments

Tram travel transforms with simple solution

Contactless payment has launched on Metrolink today, making it a piece of cake for people in Greater Manchester to pay for their travel.