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Recap: all going on at the Salford Hub

No, it’s not an April Fool: the new footbridge at Salford Crescent really did come into use on Monday 1st April 2013 Forget the Northern Hub: it’s specifically Salford which appears to be the centre of activity on our railways … Continue reading

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Public sector strikes and spending statements

The impact of Wednesday’s public sector strike on transport in Greater Manchester shouldn’t be too great, given that most services are operated by the private sector. TfGM advise that Travelshops are expected to be closed and bus stations are unlikely … Continue reading

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Oxford Road station developments

It took me a week or so to get my camera equipment sorted, but tonight I finally managed to stop off at Manchester Oxford Road station to take pictures of the new waiting shelters and information office – all curves … Continue reading

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After Chorlton, what next for Metrolink?

Now that Metrolink trams are operating from Victoria through to St. Werburgh’s station in Chorlton — minus a short period on Friday morning when vandalism caused services to be suspended — we can turn our attention to the next phases … Continue reading

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Woodlands Road goes off-peak as Abraham Moss opens

If all goes to plan, as of tomorrow Metrolink services on the Bury line will start using the new Abraham Moss stop, located about 250 metres north of the existing Woodlands Road stop. TfGMC are awaiting final approval to close … Continue reading

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Metrolink heads east

We were pointed in the direction of Richard’s Tram Blog, who has been out and about taking in some of the construction work on the new Metrolink line to Eastlands, Droylsden and Ashton-under-Lyne for posterity. Richard has been out with … Continue reading

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Bolton station ticket office nears completion

It’s not often I find myself in Bolton on a Saturday evening, but passing through last night I managed to take the above shot of the railway station ticket office. As you can see, it’s nearly ready to open as … Continue reading

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