Transport for Greater Manchester

Aslef members on the picket line at Waterloo train station in London, as the train drivers union are launching a wave of fresh walkouts in a long-running dispute over pay

23rd April 2024 | By Makenna Ali

Train unions announce a series of fresh strikes in the week of early May bank holiday

Train drivers at 16 rail companies are to stage strikes in their long running pay dispute for six days from May 6th

Bike Tool Station and Shed at Khizra Mosque Photo: Ruby Qaimkhani

22nd May 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

New bike tool station installed in Cheetham Hill

A mosque in Cheetham Hill is encouraging residents to take up biking instead of using motor vehicles. This is the hopes of helping them to get healthier and decrease obesity while reducing harmful carbon emissions which are having negative effects on the environment.

Night Tram

1st December 2022 | By Thomas Markham

Women’s safety in question as proposal of a night tram stalls after cross party disagreements in Council meeting

Questions around a night tram service in Manchester have come to light once again in the Manchester City Council meeting yesterday (Wednesday 30 November). The...

Joe Rostern repairs bike for bike libraries programme

30th November 2022 | By Thomas Mansbridge

‘Bike library’ programme in Brunswick offers opportunity for locals to borrow a bike for free

Transport for Greater Manchester has launched a ‘bike library’ scheme allowing people to borrow a bike for up to two weeks free of charge. Age...


27th October 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Transport for Greater Manchester promises funding to improve road safety cameras following an increase in speeding across the region

Councillors on Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s (GMCA) transport committee heard that funding will be provided for broken road safety cameras to be repaired. Laying out...


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 the milestone...


8th October 2021 | By Rebecca Redican

Metrolink tram strike is cancelled less than 30 hours before Sunday’s Manchester marathon

Runners and spectators of the fourth largest marathon in Europe are breathing a sigh of relief after Metrolink tram drivers called off planned strike action this...


6th October 2020 | By Harry Hansen

Electric scooter trial scheme to begin at the University of Salford for students on campus

An electric scooter trial scheme will begin in Salford this month after being approved by the city council.  The scheme – in partnership with TfGM and...


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. ...