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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) - Articles and news items

Skylink installation marks progress for Bolton’s Interchange project

Rail industry news / 3 May 2017 /

Substantial progress has been made on a crucial element of Bolton’s new state-of-the-art transport interchange, the ‘skylink’ bridge.

Metrolink Director hands over leadership

Rail industry news / 9 March 2017 /

Transport for Greater Manchester’s Metrolink Director, Peter Cushing, has welcomed his successor, Danny Vaughan, into the driving seat.

Bolton Interchange receives new high-tech roof

Rail industry news / 17 May 2016 /

A lightweight state-of-the-art roof has been fitted to the bus station concourse at Bolton Interchange helping to lower project costs.

Passengers benefit from real time information at stations across Greater Manchester

Rail industry news / 11 May 2016 /

Passengers can now benefit from up-to-date journey information facilities providing real time information at stations across Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester transport leaders call for more accessible rail station funding

Rail industry news / 8 September 2014 /

Transport leaders called on government for increased funding to improve access to the 54 local rail stations in Greater Manchester that still do not have step-free access…

Tram-train plans given backing

Rail industry news / 8 November 2013 /

An initial study into the feasibility, cost and benefits of several potential routes identified Manchester to Marple via Bredbury as the most economically viable route…

Northern economy to prosper from High Speed 2, say local authority leaders and businesses

Rail industry news / 28 January 2013 /

High speed rail will create jobs and boost the northern economy…

Green energy boost for Horwich Parkway station

Rail industry news / 27 June 2012 /

Horwich Parkway railway station will soon be powered by ‘green’ energy, thanks to the installation of a new wind turbine…

Greater Manchester passengers benefit from station improvements

Rail industry news / 23 March 2012 /

The latest stage in a programme of railway station improvements in Greater Manchester is now complete – with still more to come…