Archive for October, 2015

Changes to Metrolink services: November 2015 ….

Posted on October 27th, 2015, by The Chairman

Paul Wilkinson writes …. Sunday 1 November 2015 No trams will operate between Victoria and Piccadilly Gardens. Tram services will operate Altrincham – Etihad Campus. Replacement buses will operate: Victoria – Piccadilly, calling at all stops except Market Street. Full details here. City Centre Improvements Sunday 8 November 2015 (Rememberance Sunday) No trams will operate […]

Movement of the masses captured on transport time-lapse ….

Posted on October 23rd, 2015, by The Chairman

Our Secretary, Paul Wilkinson writes: A special time-lapse video demonstrates how the region’s transport system is set up to support major events. Click here for the youtube video On Saturday 10 October 2015, almost 200,000 people were drawn to the city when simultaneous sporting events touched down. The Rugby World Cup came to the Etihad […]

Altrincham Metrolink line closed all weekend 17 & 18 October ….

Posted on October 10th, 2015, by The Chairman

Our Secretary, Paul Wilkinson writes …. The Altrincham Metrolink line will be closed on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October to allow a set of points be installed south of Sale tram stop. These points will enable trams in the future to change direction at Sale when arriving from the city. Replacement buses will operate […]

Mid Cheshire CRP wins top national rail award! ….

Posted on October 7th, 2015, by The Chairman

Yes, we’re stunned and it’s true!   From left, Owain Roberts (TfGM), Sally Buttifant, Cllr Tony Dean who represents Knutsford Town Council on the CRP, together with Mark Hopwood, Managing Director of Great Western Railway who sponsored the award Here’s the Press Release we’ve put together …. ********************************************************************************* Mid Cheshire Line wins top rail award […]