Manchester Metrolink gets further investment

Manchester trams in a stand off at the depot (TfGM) Image TfGM

Metrolink, the branding of the familiar yellow trams in Manchester, is to see a further 21.4 million pounds (just over 25 million euro) investment. The local authority has approved the programme of works to improve several short-term issues on the extensive network. The budget is for implementation in the next twelve months.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for and

2 comments op “Manchester Metrolink gets further investment”|14.03.24|16:42

Great news, but maybe they could put more double trams on instead of single, especially at rush hour, to stop the over crowding on the trams.Its ridiculous trying to get to town in the morning (8-9 am) and trying to get home in the evening (4-5pm).

M Coates|14.03.24|23:04

The increase in power to enable more double trams is vital to addressing over crowding. Really good to hear this is priority.

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