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Temporary Park and Ride site set to open as part of programme to increase Metrolink parking

A temporary, new Park and Ride site is set to open in just a few weeks time as work moves ahead to increase the overall number of parking spaces available for Metrolink customers in Radcliffe and Whitefield.

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It’s Time – to get back to what you love and support Greater Manchester

  • Mayor launches new ‘It’s Time’ campaign urging people to get back to what they love and support businesses across Greater Manchester – but to do it safely and keep each other safe.   
  • People asked to think about what changes they could make to their travel plans and use public transport or cycle or walk if possible. 
  • A range of flexible ticketing products are available now and a new Bee Flex Weekly product launches in September – meaning people can make unlimited journeys on Metrolink and never pay more than a seven-day travel pass.
  • On-board safety remains a key priority with a major new sponsorship deal signed with Lifebuoy – providing free hand sanitiser across the Metrolink and bus network.
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Stockport bus station set to close as part of multi-million pound redevelopment

Stockport bus station is set to close to passengers from Sunday 29 August as part of a major redevelopment scheme which will deliver a new £120m transport interchange and help to transform the town centre.

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Residents asked to feedback on new crossings proposed in Wigan

Residents in Wigan can now give their views on several proposed new crossings that will enable more people to make short journeys on foot or by bike in the borough.

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Eccles tram line set to reopen after essential safety works

The Eccles Metrolink line will reopen from Monday 16 August after the completion of safety-critical engineering works.  

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Bike boost for Transport Unit and local charities

The police and five not-for-profit organisations dedicated to supporting local communities across Greater Manchester have been given a bike boost, thanks to Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and GreaterSport. 

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Major boost for cycling and walking development

New technology is set to offer a major boost to Greater Manchester’s unprecedented investment into cycling and walking infrastructure.

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New crossings proposed in Oldham and Trafford to make on foot and by bike travel easier

Residents in Oldham and Trafford are being asked for their views on several proposed new crossings which are being created to enable more people to travel on foot or by bike for local trips.

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Howzat! Greater Manchester takes Pride in return of events

Sports fans, music lovers and event goers are in for a summer of fun, with the return of full capacity events across Greater Manchester.

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Tram services to reduce temporarily to manage COVID-19-related absences

Due to coronavirus-related staff absences, and to ensure Metrolink can provide a more reliable and consistent service for customers, a temporary reduced timetable will be in place from Friday (6 August).

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Extended closure of Eccles tram line needed to complete urgent works

The Eccles Metrolink line will remain closed beyond the weekend to allow for the completion of safety-critical engineering works.

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Update after Metrolink services impacted by tram availability

Following repairs throughout the day, the Metrolink operator, KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM), is planning to operate a normal weekday timetable tomorrow, Tuesday 27 July, subject to driver availability.