Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) - Articles and news items
Industry news • 13 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Work has started on the new Metrolink Trafford Park line in Manchester following a ceremony on the 12 January 2017. The £350 million Metrolink Trafford Park line will offer rapid transport connections to business and leisure destinations on a 3.4 mile (5.5km) route calling at six stops to the intu Trafford Centre. Metrolink Trafford Park […]
Industry news • 5 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Metrolink has begun operational tram test runs on Manchester’s Second City Crossing between St Peter’s Square tram stop and Exchange Square stop.
Industry news • 4 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Under new proposals, more Metrolink trains will soon run into the heart of Manchester city centre as Second City Crossing prepares to open in early 2017.
Industry news • 20 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Manchester Metrolink has celebrated the arrival of its 120th tram ahead of the new Second City Crossing opening early next year.
Industry news • 14 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
A new £350 million Metrolink tram link has been given the go ahead expanding the network by 3.4 miles through Trafford Park.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) offers work experience placements to people with learning and physical disabilities at bus stations and transport interchanges. Stewart Connell, Senior Duty Manager at TfGM, reflects on the benefits of the project for students and for the organisation…
Industry news • 26 September 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
A high-tech state-of-the-art bus shelter is being piloted in Manchester city centre to improve the passenger journey experience and enhance perceptions of public transport.
Industry news • 13 September 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Metrolink Second City Crossing is on course for completion before the end of the year with the final tracks now laid into position.
Industry news • 31 August 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Passengers are now able to board trams at the new-look expanded St Peter’s Square tram stop in Manchester following a 14-month redevelopment project.
In this Urban Rail Developments supplement: A new way of thinking in a devolved world; The Moscow Little Ring Railway rises to meet demand; Eole – a project to transform mobility; Adapting to meet demand: the railways in and around Prague…
Industry news • 1 August 2016 • Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)
The Air Quality Action Plan, feeding into the over-arching Low-Emission Strategy, includes a range of measures to improve air quality and reduce emissions across Greater Manchester, focusing on ‘key priority areas’ in urban centres and near major roads which currently fail to meet UK Government and EU air quality objectives…
Industry news • 4 July 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
Residents of Greater Manchester are being invited to have their say on the regions transport strategy with the launch of a 12-week consultation.
Industry news • 22 June 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
More than 5 million sessions have been logged on Greater Manchester’s Metrolink WiFi since its launch in March 2015.
Industry news • 8 June 2016 • Mandy Parrett, Editorial Assistant
The Department for Transport (DfT) has taken stock of passenger numbers for Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network this week and it’s proving more popular than ever before.