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Ticket to Kyoto: 5 European partners, 1 goal

25 February 2011 | By GMPTE (Manchester), moBiel (Bielefeld), RATP (Paris), RET (Rotterdam) and STIB (Brussels)

Five European public transport companies have joined forces in a four-year project against climate change. With concrete energy saving measures they aim to introduce the principle of low CO2 emissions as the new standard for public transport companies. The name of the project: Ticket to Kyoto (T2K). Ticket to Kyoto…


Contractors appointed for Metrolink extensions

4 August 2010 | By GMPTE

This week has been a landmark for Manchester’s Metrolink system as contractors were appointed to construct new Metrolink lines to Oldham & Rochdale town centres & to Manchester Airport...


Greater Manchester’s light rail revolution

9 August 2007 | By Jeff Done, GMPTE’s Metrolink Team Leader

Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network has become one of the most successful light rail schemes in the UK since it began operating in 1992. Passengers now make around 55,000 journeys on the service every day; that’s nearly 20 million each year. There are three Metrolink lines which run from Manchester to…