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15th October 2021 | By Megan Traviss

London style pay-as-you-go machines surge in popularity as Metrolink announce more than 5m contactless journeys

Metrolink are celebrating after announcing a record five million passengers have used their contactless machines since their launch, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) announced theĀ milestone...

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25th November 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Students save teenage girl from being hit by Metrolink tram

A teenage girl was pulled away from tram tracks by three studentsā€™ moments before a tram almost hit her. The teenage girl was spotted staggering...

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15th March 2019 | By Matt Hartless

Students block city centre trams to protest climate change in second school strike in a month

Young protestors at the Youth Strike 4 Climate demonstration in Manchester blocked tram lines in the centre of Manchester and brought traffic to a standstill in...

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2nd January 2019 | By Matt Hartless

12 Days of Manchester: Nine is the number of Metrolink stops in the City Zone

Manchester is set to change its Metrolink system so that it has a London-style zonal method of pricing tickets. Whether this is a good or...

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12th November 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

Metrolink ticket pricing to change to London style zonal system

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced changes to the way it prices its tickets with the introduction of of four travel zones across Greater Manchetser. ...

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10th November 2018 | By Michael Daniels

Metrolink gives thanks to the armed forces on Armistice Day

Metrolink is joining the nation by stopping services from at before 11am for 2 minutes durng today’s Armistice Day commemorations. Service will then resume as normal...

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2nd October 2017 | By Nadia Turki

Metrolink tram fare rise slammed by Mancunians

This week it has been announced that  Metrolink in Manchester will increase  fares for the next there years by 6%. Tram fares have been frozen...

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15th February 2017 | By helen heath

Bishop of Manchester rededicates cross in St Peter’s square

  The Bishop of Manchester took part in a ceremony to rededicate the historic cross in St Peter’s Square following Metrolink work which uncovered a secret...

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28th October 2016 | By helen heath

Council approves new Metrolink line to the Trafford Centre

Trafford Council has announced that the proposed Metrolink line to the Trafford Centre will go ahead, with heavy backing from Trafford Council and the Greater...