Hundreds of extra staff laid on for introduction of Metrolink’s “biggest ever” ticketing change this Sunday
Hundreds of extra staff will be on hand to help smooth the introduction of the “single biggest change” to the Metrolink ticketing system.
Metrolink extensions to Timperley village and Hale village being considered as part of major Greater Manchester transport strategy
The extension of the Metrolink into Timperley village and the creation of a tram-train service between Altrincham and Hale are among dozens of projects to be considered over the next five years as part of Greater Manchester’s wider transport strategy through to 2040.
The One Trafford Partnership, the partnership between Trafford Council and contractor Amey, has announced the latest eight Altrincham roads set to be resurfaced.
Taxi marshals are returning to Altrincham this festive period to make getting home from a night out even that much safer.
Metrolink introduces “simpler” zonal ticket system – but price of a return from Altrincham to Manchester goes up 40p
The price of a Metrolink journey from Altrincham to Manchester city centre is set to rise again under a new zonal system that aims to simplify the current system and provide “better value for money”.
UPDATE: Van cleared from tram tracks but Metrolink services on Altrincham line subject to “severe delays”
The Metrolink service on the Altrincham line has resumed “with severe delays” after this morning’s incident left a van blocking the trams close to the Brooklands stop.
Tram services between Altrincham and Manchester suspended after van ploughs through brick wall onto tracks
Tram commuters on the Altrincham line are facing huge disruption this morning after a van ploughed through a brick wall and landed on the tracks near to the Brooklands stop.
A major Altrincham thoroughfare will be closed overnight for resurfacing works for two weeks from Monday.
The Seamons Road bridge has reopened with a new traffic management scheme in place to prevent damage from heavy goods vehicles.
A four-mile stretch of the M56 between Hale Barns and Bowdon is to be turned into a four-lane smart motorway as part of a £62million upgrade beginning in the new year.
Stagecoach reveals £56m plan to bring more than 100 zero emission electric buses to Greater Manchester
The proposal, backed by Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, to introduce 105 new “green e-buses” could be implemented between 2019 and 2020 under new partnership plans.
A plan to reduce the number of Metrolink fare combinations from 8,500 to just 10 has been given the green light by council leaders.
Metrolink is to give all commuters a free ride – but there’s a catch.
Sir Graham Brady has called for a new rail link to connect the mid-Cheshire line – which passes through Navigation Road, Hale and Altrincham – directly to Manchester Airport.
Here’s the full list of Altrincham roads being repaired as part of a £4m improvement programme announced by Trafford Council.
Altrincham train travel set for boost as Northern reveals it will replace entire 30-year-old fleet by Christmas
Rail operator Northern is to replace its entire 30-year-old fleet with new 100mph trains.
The last tram back from Manchester city centre to Altrincham is to depart 16 minutes EARLIER than it currently does in timetable changes that are set to come into effect from this Sunday.
Thirty-three roads in Altrincham are set to be improved over the next three months as part of a £4m improvement programme announced by Trafford Council.
Metrolink has added two additional double trams to the Altrincham line at peak times.
The price of an Altrincham to Manchester city centre Metrolink season ticket is to go up by £6 a month…