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Andrew Fender - Articles and news items

Work starts on new station gateway

Industry news  •  17 February 2015  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Work to make life easier for tram and train users in Rochdale town centre is under way…

Free wifi to be switched on in Greater Manchester’s Metrolink trams

Industry news  •  16 December 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Metrolink customers will be able to make a new kind of connection in future as part of a £1.7 million deal to roll out free wifi on every tram…

Public gives Trafford Park Metrolink line plans the thumbs-up

Industry news  •  4 November 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport leaders are forging ahead with proposals to build a new Metrolink line to Trafford Park following an overwhelmingly positive public response to the plans…

Launch date set for trams to Manchester Airport

Industry news  •  14 October 2014  •  Corethree

Services on Metrolink’s new line to Manchester Airport will open to passengers on Monday 3 November – well over 12 months ahead of schedule…

New digital ‘Route Explorer’ puts buses at your fingertips

Industry news  •  24 September 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Passengers using Greater Manchester buses now have a new pocket-sized trip adviser following the launch of a new mobile-friendly tool which puts finding a bus right at their fingertips…

Metrolink Passengers set for a boost with order for 16 new trams

Industry news  •  15 September 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester’s Metrolink passengers are set to benefit from a £34 million deal for 16 new trams which will provide extra space and capacity across the network…

Customer growth drives new bus investment by First

Industry news  •  12 September 2014  •  First Group

FIRST Manchester has officially launched twenty-seven new buses for two cross-city services…

Changes on the way in St Peter’s Square

Industry news  •  9 July 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport leaders in Greater Manchester have been consulted on the next major phase of Metrolink’s transformational Second City Crossing programme…

TfGM welcomes major transport funding announcement

Industry news  •  7 July 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester has welcomed confirmation of the first tranche of a major long-term deal with the Government that will pump more than £350m into Greater Manchester’s transport network over the next five years…

Work set to start on Wythenshawe’s brand new interchange

Industry news  •  23 April 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Construction of Wythenshawe’s new bus and tram interchange will begin soon…

Launch date confirmed for Rochdale’s town centre Metrolink line

Industry news  •  20 March 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

Rochdale’s new town centre Metrolink line will open to passengers on Monday 31 March, subject to final testing…

Work begins on Metrolink’s new city line

Industry news  •  13 January 2014  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

The three-year programme will see the creation of the new multi-million pound Second City Crossing…

Trams to the Trafford Centre come a step closer

Industry news  •  4 December 2013  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

The route for the new Metrolink line to the Trafford Centre will be discussed by transport leaders on Friday…

Smart ticketing takes the next step in Greater Manchester

Industry news  •  18 November 2013  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

The countdown to using smart ticketing in Greater Manchester has begun with more than 350 new ‘smart readers’ being installed…

Rochdale Interchange opens its doors

Industry news  •  14 November 2013  •  Transport for Greater Manchester

The new interchange will provide enhanced levels of facilities and improved safety and security for bus passengers…


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