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Early morning peak-time concessionary travel pass restrictions lifted to help Greater Manchester’s older and disabled get to shops during Coronavirus outbreak

• Peak time concessionary travel pass restrictions lifted to allow older and disabled people free travel for essential journeys during morning rush hour.
• Refunds available for some Metrolink 28-day and annual passes.
• Non-essential travel by public transport discouraged as public transport services expected to reduce in frequency.

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Statement from TfGM Customer Director, Stephen Rhodes, on the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Motorists united to beat match day traffic

Latest figures released by transport bosses showed that a large number of motorists changed the way they travelled ahead of a big midweek match at Old Trafford.

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Vital local bus services saved

Transport for Greater Manchester have ensured that vital local bus services in the Leigh area will continue to run at no extra cost after their operator announced his decision to retire and sell his company.

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Trafford Park Line opening date announced

Metrolink will open doors to some of the region’s most iconic visitor destinations when the new £350m Trafford Park Line launches on Sunday 22 March.

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Contractor and delivery partner on board for Stockport’s transformational new transport hub, park and residential scheme

Eye-catching plans for a modern transport interchange and residential development in Stockport town centre have taken a step closer with the appointment of a contractor and delivery partner.

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Tram training takes to the tracks

Driver training is underway on the Trafford Park line marking another significant step towards the opening.

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Mayor announces Metrolink early bird offer

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has announced the launch of the ‘contactless early bird bonus’ from this Monday (17 February) to help Metrolink commuters beat the morning rush.

Representing a commitment by the Mayor to give customers even better value for money and to help ease congestion, the ‘contactless early bird bonus’ will offer savings on the anytime travelcard price to people travelling before 7am on weekdays.

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Chris Boardman welcomes DfT cycle training commitment, but says Government must back GM plans to fully maximise its investment

Following the DfT's announcement to offer cycle training to every child in England, Chris Boardman offers his support but says the Government must invest in GM's network.

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Mayor announces plans for thousands more women to benefit from extension of Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham has announced his intention to extend the Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass, offering thousands more women the opportunity to benefit from unlimited off-peak travel in Greater Manchester.

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Add tram and train to your pension-age pass for £10 per year

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is introducing changes to the pension-age concessionary pass and Women’s Concessionary Travel pass from tomorrow, Saturday 1 February.