The Greenfield Rail Action Group was formed in 2010. It joined with existing groups in Mossley and Marsden who were already looking at issues affecting journeys along the Huddersfield to Manchester line. Together they formed the Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group (SHRUG).
The prime aim of the large [...]
First UK Bus will be consulting with Saddleworth bus users, during November, about the quality and value of bus routes and services serving Saddleworth. They are giving people living and working in the Saddleworth and Lees areas the opportunity to shape their future bus services as part of a wide ranging consultation exercise.
Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013
Even more of Greater Manchester’s Yellow School Buses are set to go green after a successful bid for government funding.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has been awarded £682,890 from the Clean Bus Technology Fund to upgrade 30 of the region’s earliest Yellow School Buses.
Greater Manchester’s fleet of 81 Yellow School Buses run to [...]
Transport bosses are celebrating success as cycling in Greater Manchester is given a £20 million boost as part of a national bid to get more people on bikes.
Approval of the investment, the largest award from the Government’s Cycle City Ambition Grant, comes as Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is already investing more than £50 [...]
Garth Harkness, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Saddleworth North has criticised Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) for their handling of the re-siting of a bus stop in Dobcross.
He contacted TfGM with his concerns five months ago when the bus stop and shelter was moved from its original site in response to safety fears, it was [...]
Two new free cycle maintenance course are taking place in Openshaw soon for cyclists who want to learn how to keep their bike in tip-top condition.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is holding more of the popular courses on Monday 29 July and Tuesday 6 August from 5.30pm-7.30pm. The 2-hour long sessions will help adults (over [...]
Metrolink is getting ready for its busiest ever weekend, with around 150,000 people expected to attend events across the tram network on 8 and 9 June.
The annual 2-day Parklife festival will take place at Heaton Park, and Rod Stewart plays the Manchester Arena on both days. On Saturday, Albert Square hosts the Grillstock BBQ [...]
Please see the following diversion and road closures that will affect services travelling through Saddleworth on Whit Friday.
First bus have worked closely with Oldham Council, Greater Manchester Police and Event Organisers to try and keep service disruption to a minimum.
I an Hulse, Operations Manager said, “The diversions and road closures are necessary due [...]
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has published an access guide for using Metrolink trams.
The 18-page guide comprehensively covers all you need to know including buying tickets, travel passes, using the stops and providing customer feedback.
It includes many colour photos and illustrations and has accompanying stop information and layout maps which indicate where there [...]