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Cycle hire launch

Bee Network Cycle Hire gets underway in Manchester and Salford

  • The first phase of Greater Manchester’s 24/7 cycle hire scheme has launched today
  • Hire bikes are now available from multiple stations along Oxford Road and at the University of Salford – making cycling a real option for commuters, cross city travellers and students.
  • To celebrate, new users will receive a free 15-minute ride, plus free unlock, if they use the scheme between 18th and 19th November.
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New campaign to shine a light on how the TravelSafe Partnership keeps the travelling public safe

A new campaign, highlighting how the TravelSafe Partnership (TSP) is working to keep Greater Manchester’s travelling public safe, launches today. 

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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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Get involved in the Destination: Bee Network Conversation

Over the past four weeks, the Destination: Bee Network bus has been touring across Greater Manchester gathering people’s opinions on how to transform the way people travel in the region.

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Passengers urged to plan ahead for Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday

People travelling on Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday are being urged to plan ahead as the city-region pauses to remember those who have served and lost their lives in war and conflict.

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Councillors join TravelSafe team on another successful operation on Metrolink's Bury line

Local councillors joined a special TravelSafe Partnership operation on Metrolink’s Bury line this week to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour and give passengers the confidence to travel safely.

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TravelSafe move to reassure Metrolink passengers after disorder on Bury line

Staff from the TravelSafe Partnership have engaged with hundreds of Metrolink passengers this week as part of a targeted operation to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour on the network and increase passenger confidence.

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Commuters urged to plan ahead this weekend amid high-profile events and Metrolink works

Public transport users and drivers are asked to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys this weekend due to a number of large events and planned improvement works taking place on Metrolink.  

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Funding award marks a significant step towards Bee Network

Transport for Greater Manchester has welcomed the award of £1.07bn in government funding to the city-region - marking a significant step towards delivering the Bee Network.

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First Bee Network Cycle Hire stations installed ahead of launch

The first docking stations set to be delivered as part of the Bee Network Cycle Hire scheme have been installed at the University of Salford this week – ahead of dozens more being installed over the coming weeks.

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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.