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Crumpsall Metrolink stop

Drone footage shows major milestone for Metrolink works at Crumpsall

Last weekend’s work on the Bury line resulted in a major milestone for the Metrolink Trafford Park Line (TPL) extension – the new sidings tracks and overhead lines at Crumpsall have been completed.

A photograph of Greater Manchester Transport Commitee sitting in session at the Friends' Meeting House in Manchester

New Greater Manchester Transport Committee meets for the first time

A newly-formed body, responsible for overseeing the shape of transport in Greater Manchester, has held its first meeting.

Metrolink tram on London Rd

Study ranks Metrolink amongst leading systems

Metrolink is one of the best light rail systems in the World according to experts.

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Cycling and walking schemes across Greater Manchester open for business

A £2 million series of schemes developed by TfGM with Bury, Tameside and Trafford councils, aimed at encouraging people to cycle and walk across Greater Manchester is now complete.

Transport for Greater Manchester staff at the launch of contactless payments

Tram travel transforms with simple solution

Contactless payment has launched on Metrolink today, making it a piece of cake for people in Greater Manchester to pay for their travel.

A graphical representation of Metrolink Park and Ride sites on the Our Network map

Park and Ride set for huge boost across Greater Manchester

Following the launch of Our Network – the Mayor’s ambitious 10-year vision for an integrated-transport system in Greater Manchester – TfGM has confirmed 1,000 new park and ride spaces are on their way.

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Bee Network creates a buzz in Salford as two schemes open for consultation

Two new Bee Network schemes, Chapel Street East and Swinton Greenway, have opened for public consultation in Salford.

Walking sign on Piccadilly/Portland Street

TfGM installs new wayfinding signs across the regional centre – helping people to put their best foot forwards

Residents and visitors to Manchester are set to benefit from a new easy-to-use wayfinding system helping them to navigate their way around the city centre on foot.

Andy Burnham at the launch of contactless payments

Passengers set to benefit from new contactless payments on Metrolink

Metrolink passengers across Greater Manchester are set to benefit from a new and easy-to-use contactless payment system – transforming the way people pay for public transport. 

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New traffic tech could see the back of late running buses

TfGM has carried out a recent trial that could see improved bus punctuality on some of the region's busiest routes. The four week pilot on the A6 Stockport Road used the latest traffic signalling technology to help late running buses make-up time on one of Greater Manchester’s busiest bus corridors.

Bolton school artwork on display at Horwich Parkway station

Bolton students' art to brighten local station

Students from Bolton School have created artwork to be displayed at Horwich Parkway station.

Greswell Primary School students on a refurbished yellow school bus

Put the 'us' in bus

From discos to diners and libraries to lounges, people across Greater Manchester are being asked to outline their vision for a donated bus.

Schools, community groups and volunteer organisations can now bid to Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to win one of six yellow school buses that will be decommissioned from the existing fleet in July 2019.