Monday 20 February: Trafford Park line drop-in session at EventCity

(Published:14/02/2017)

Find out more about the new Trafford Park Metrolink line at a drop-in session at EventCity next week.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) staff will be at EventCity from 10am to 4pm on Monday 20 February to answer any questions you may have.
 
Work on the new six-stop line, which will run through Trafford Park to the intu Trafford Centre, is now under way.
  
Peter Cushing, Metrolink Director for TfGM, said: “Keeping people informed about our work to expand the tram network has been key to Metrolink’s success.
 
“We’re committed to keeping businesses, residents, employees, commuters and visitors to the area up-to-date at every stage of the work to build a new line through Trafford Park to the Trafford Centre.
 
“I’d encourage anyone with an interest to sign up to keep in the loop with regular news bulletins at www.tfgm.com/MetrolinkTPL.”
 
The 3.4 mile Trafford Park line will branch off from the existing Pomona tram stop, calling at key destinations including Wharfside, near to Old Trafford football stadium, the Imperial War Museum, Trafford Park (Europe’s largest industrial estate), EventCity and the intu Trafford Centre.
 
Work on the new tram line is expected to take around four years. When it opens, the Metrolink network will span more than 64 miles (103km) served by 99 stops.
 
To find out more visit www.tfgm.com/MetrolinkTPL, where you can also sign up to stay in the loop with all the latest news, updates and travel advice.
 
See progress with the new line by following #MetrolinkTPL on Twitter and Facebook or, to speak to someone, call TfGM on 0161 244 1555 (lines open during office hours).