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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
A customer using a smart reader

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.

TfGM Stockport Parklet - crowd

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.

Transport for Greater Manchester logo

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.

Heaton Park tramway cable repairs

Heaton Park’s heritage trams are saved with a little help from friends

Yesterday, work began to repair Heaton Park’s historic tramway after it was targeted by thieves last week. The repairs are a collaboration between Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), Keolis Amey Metrolink (KAM) and specialist transport engineering firm, Pod-Trak.

Wigan Bus Station

Passenger praise for flagship facility

Wigan’s new bus station has proven to be a big hit with users during its first year - with customer satisfaction levels increasing almost threefold.

Manchester city centre general image

City centre commuters advised to plan ahead this Sunday

With tens of thousands of people set to march across the city centre this Sunday commuters are being urged to plan their journeys in advance.

Cover image of the Our Prospectus for Rail document

Mayor sets out bold vision to double rail journeys as part of Our Network

  • Double daily rail passenger numbers in regional centre to 200,000 by 2040
  • Triple use of Metrolink across wider city-region
  • Simple, convenient multimodal zonal ticketing
  • Rebuild trust with a locally accountable GM Rail service
  • Locally accountable rail network delivers reliable and frequent services
  • GMCA to shortly consider the next key step in bus reform process