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Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September: Planned Metrolink improvement works

Posted on September 17th, 2019, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes: There are planned improvement works taking place at Cornbrook Metrolink stop on Saturday 21 September and on Sunday 22 September. Metrolink services will run: • Altrincham to Old Trafford • Airport/East Didsbury to Firswood The following bus replacements will run: • Eccles to Piccadilly via MediaCity • Old Trafford to Piccadilly • […]

Sunday 8 September Metrolink engineering work ….

Posted on September 3rd, 2019, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. On Sunday 8 September, all day, Metrolink are undertaking essential engineering work in the Cornbrook area affecting the Airport, Altrincham, East Didsbury, and Eccles lines. Changes to the tram service pattern will be as follows; • Airport line – services will operate Manchester Airport to Firswood. • Altrincham line – services […]

Metrolink engineering work Saturday 16 March 2019 – Monday 18 March 2019 Altrincham to Timperley ….

Posted on March 4th, 2019, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. Saturday 16 March 2019 – Monday 18 March 2019 No tram service between Altrincham and Timperley from 11:40pm Saturday 16 March until end of service Sunday 17 March due to Network Rail engineering work. Replacement buses calling at Timperley, Navigation Road and Altrincham late Saturday evening and all day Sunday. Details […]

Metrolink planned engineering works at Deansgate-Castlefield from 10pm 26 January until 5:30am 28 January 2019

Posted on January 23rd, 2019, by The Chairman

Saturday 26 January after 10pm and all day Sunday 27 January Paul Wilkinson writes …. Trams from Altrincham and Eccles will terminate at Cornbrook. Trams from Airport and East Didisbury will terminate at Firswood. Replacement bus services will operate: Chorlton to Victoria and Cornbrook to Piccadilly. Full information and replacement bus stops here and click […]

No trams Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October on the Altrincham line ….

Posted on October 6th, 2018, by The Chairman

Our Secretary, Paul Wilkinson writes …. Due to Metrolink engineering works at Old Trafford and Trafford Bar on Saturday 20 October 2018 some services will be amended with replacement buses running on some routes. Tram services on the Bury – Altrincham line will operate Bury – Etihad Campus. Replacement buses will operate Altrincham – Piccadilly […]

Metrolink Eccles line closure Saturday 28 July to Thursday 9 August 2018 ….

Posted on July 20th, 2018, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson has picked up from the TfGM website …. The Eccles line will close for 13 days after the last service on Friday 27 July. This means that there will be no tram services running between Cornbrook and Eccles from Saturday 28 July to Thursday 9 August 2018 (inclusive), while services from Ashton-under-Lyne will […]

Engineering Work Timperley-Altrincham-Northwich Sat 30 June & Sun 1 July

Posted on June 22nd, 2018, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson has provided us with this information: ********************************************************** Metrolink There will be no tram service between Altrincham and Timperley on Sunday 1st July due to Network Rail engineering work. Due to Network Rail engineering works in the Altrincham area trams will be replaced by buses between Altrincham and Timperley from 11:45pm on Saturday 30 […]

News of Metrolink works at Altrincham 24 – 25 February 2018 ….

Posted on February 16th, 2018, by The Chairman

Our Secretary, Paul Wilkinson writes …. There will be no trams from Altrincham to Timperley after 2330 Saturday night and all day Sunday. A bus replacement service will be in operation as follows: Saturday from 2330 – Altrincham to Timperley Sunday all day – Altrincham to Timperley To view a map of the bus stop […]

Further Details of Metrolink service changes from 28 January ….

Posted on January 14th, 2018, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. Further Details are emerging of the changes to Metrolink services from 28 January: • earlier trams from Altrincham and directs to Bury Mon to Sat; and later trams on Su and BH from city to Altrincham • Bury trams from Platform 2 at Altrincham, Piccadilly trams from Platform 1. First tram […]

Metrolink Update – December 2017 ….

Posted on December 5th, 2017, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. Over the last 4 or 5 weeks it is apparent subtle changes have been made to Altrincham services not previously been advertised: More Trams for Metrolink Busiest Lines. An additional two trams have been added to the Altrincham – Etihad service which means from around 0700 the previous all day single […]