Concessionary pass holders – including elderly and disabled – can now travel on trams and buses in peak time
Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram and bus passes in Greater Manchester have been lifted to make it easier for older citizens and disabled people to get their shopping.
Network Rail apologise for overrunning closure of Hale Crossing that businesses say has “absolutely killed” trade in the village
Network Rail has apologised to businesses affected by the closure of Hale Level Crossing – with some complaining that the move had “absolutely killed” the village this month.
Rethink “absurd” HS2 plan to split Warburton in two and destroy ancient woodland near Hale Barns, says Sir Graham Brady
Sir Graham Brady has called on Boris Johnson to rethink the Golborne Spur section of HS2 – which he claims will bring “virtually no benefits” while splitting the village of Warburton in two and destroying ancient woodland close to Hale Barns.
Altrincham Interchange has won the Transport for Greater Manchester award at the Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards. The station, which…
Northern Rail to be stripped of franchise with the government taking control of services from March 1
Northern Rail has today been given the ultimate punishment for years of delays and under-performance.
Shoppers and visitors will be able to park in Altrincham for free after 3pm this winter.
Work on a £43m scheme to upgrade the often congested Knutsford junction of the M6 is to start in the spring.
A Hale Barns councillor has welcomed the government’s decision to call a review into the future of the HS2 rail link.
An area of railway named after a legendary act of bravery is to get an £800,000 upgrade this summer, ensuring quicker journeys between Altrincham and Chester.
The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region have called on the Transport Secretary to terminate Northern’s rail franchise as soon as possible.
An Altrincham teenager’s campaign to improve a dangerous crossing on the A56 has been backed by Trafford Council – and a new road crossing costing up to £130,000 looks set to follow.
One Trafford defends itself against claims that major routes around Altrincham weren’t gritted today
One Trafford, the partnership between Trafford Council and contractor Amey, has defended itself again claims that many of Altrincham’s major roads were left ungritted this morning.
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.