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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 […]

KeolisAmey take over the operation of Metrolink ….

Posted on July 16th, 2017, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. Greater Manchester’s Metrolink tram system – the largest of its kind in the UK – has welcomed a new operator on board to run the iconic network from Saturday 15 July. KeolisAmey Metrolink (KAM), a joint venture partnership of leading global public transport operator, Keolis, and infrastructure asset management specialist, Amey, […]

Metrolink update – July 2017 ….

Posted on July 14th, 2017, by The Chairman

Metrolink customers are being invited to have their say on how fares will change from January 2018. The Metrolink Fare Survey will ask customers to choose between two options for increasing fares, before a final decision is made by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) this autumn. The increase in Metrolink fares comes at the […]

Metrolink update – May 2017 ….

Posted on May 7th, 2017, by The Chairman

Our Secretary, Paul Wilkinson writes …. There’s no mention on the beta TFGM or Metrolink websites, but notice improvements work posters are up at some stops talking about engineering work taking place on Sunday 14 May. Services will run as following. Sunday 14 May No trams Altrincham to City Centre Tram service: * Bury to […]

Metrolink Update – April 2017 ….

Posted on April 14th, 2017, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. Two new substations providing additional power and resilience across the Metrolink tram network – enabling more vehicles to run – are set to be installed as part of a multi-million pound improvement package. Preparation works for the substations, which are being built on Metrolink park and ride sites at Brooklands and […]