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TfGM and KAM working to ensure it’s not the end of the line for heritage tramway

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM) have come together to help the Heaton Park Tramway after it was targeted by thieves.

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Travel advice for city centre commuters ahead of this evening

Commuters are being urged to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys ahead of this evening’s rush hour to avoid potential travel delays.

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Stretford Cycleway open for business as part of a £42 million region-wide cycling investment programme

Stretford Cycleway has now been completed, meaning people travelling on bikes in Trafford can enjoy safer journeys away from traffic in a segregated bike lane. The 3.2km cycleway, which runs up Stretford Road and Talbot Road includes segregated cycle lanes, improved crossings, new cycle markings, carriageway surfacing and bus stop and parking bay bypasses – providing more space and protection for people travelling by bike.

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Bus bonus for specialist support school

Excited students at a Manchester school were on hand to greet a big yellow new arrival this morning, as they became the first to benefit from an exciting community transport project.

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Free Bus boost as services extended

Changes to the city centre Free Bus will see services running even later, offering a major boost to the night time economy.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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