Rail Unions-This is not the right time to run more trains

Britain's three rail unions - ASLEF, RMT and TSSA - have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland,...

Metrolink gets £11.6m to keep it running for the next three months

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has agreed twelve weeks of funding for Manchester’s Metrolink network enabling key routes to remain open for people travelling to...

Social distancing at airports and on public transport is impossible says Heathrow chief

John Holland-Kaye, Heathrow's Chief Executive has described social distancing at airports as “impossible”. He also called for passengers to be screened in a bid to...

Plans revealed to pedestrianise part of Deansgate as council explores post lockdown future

A section of Deansgate is set to be temporarily closed to traffic, as part of a bid to make more space for people to...

Manchester has the potential for 300 UK-built hydrogen buses, says man behind nationwide plan

The man behind plans for thousands of UK-built hydrogen buses across the country says Manchester could accommodate up to 300 of them as part...

Money to bail Metrolink but how much and when?

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has promised that the Government will provide funding for Greater Manchester's Metrolink system but the amount is still being negotiated. Earliet...

Green councillors call for temporary changes to make our streets safer during lockdown

Green councillors across Greater Manchester are calling for temporary changes to make our streets safer for key workers and to allow safe social distancing. As...

Without any National Funding deal we may have to mothball Metrolink says Andy Burnham

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has said that without funding for Metrolink on the scale that bus and train operators have received, the Metrolink...

Over 6,200 drivers caught speeding in Greater Manchester since lockdown

Greater Manchester Police have so far caught over 6,200 drivers breaking the speed limit since the start of lockdown on Monday 23rd March. With...

Chief Constable issues warning over speeding on our deserted roads

Empty roads with traffic levels down to levels last seen in the 1950’s have brought out the worst in a minority of drivers in...