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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) - Articles and news items

First test tram travels on Metrolink’s new Second City Crossing

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.

Planned Metrolink services announced as Second City Crossing set to open early 2017

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.

Metrolink celebrates arrival of 120th tram ahead of Second City Crossing opening

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.

Go ahead given for Trafford Park Metrolink line in Manchester

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.

Supporting those with learning and physical disabilities at bus stations and transport interchanges

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  6 October 2016  •  Stewart Connell, Senior Duty Manager, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)

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…

‘Super’ bus shelter unveiled in Manchester

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.

Final tracks laid for Metrolink Second City Crossing

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.

Manchester’s new-look St Peter’s Square tram stop opens to passengers

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.

Urban Rail Developments supplement 2016

Issue 4 2016, Supplements, Z homepage promo  •  19 August 2016  •  Eurotransport

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…

Life-saving air quality plans given green light in Greater Manchester

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…

Consultation launched on the future of transport in Greater Manchester

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.

Passengers clock up 5 million sessions on Metrolink WiFi since launch

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.

New images: Bolton Interchange taking shape

Industry news  •  13 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for Greater Manchester has released new images displaying the latest progress made on the construction of Bolton Interchange in North West England.

Greater Manchester’s Metrolink service is proving a hit with passengers

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.

New St Peter’s Square Metrolink stop to open in Manchester this summer

Industry news  •  20 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Ahead of the final phase of work, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has launched a multi-media campaign to prepare passengers for the opening of St Peter’s Square Metrolink stop this summer.

 

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