Metrolink drivers will strike over what Unite the union has called a “pitiful” pay rise offer from operator Keolis Amey Metrolink, with industrial action set to disrupt major sporting events.
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Clément Michel – Keolis Group Director, Human Resources and Transformation, speaks to Intelligent Transport's Josh Minchin, about Keolis' response to the pandemic and future plans for the group as travel resumes.
The UK’s first sub-national transport body has announced that its Chief Exec will stand down next year after it submits plans for a new infrastructure project in northern England.
The design has been lauded by experts nationally and internationally, with the approach being adopted in Cambridge, Lancashire and Ottawa in Canada.
The proposals include company profits being shared with the region's transport authority to further improve services and connectivity.
Contactless around Manchester has been warmly welcomed to the transport network, but now TfGM must make sure passengers touch-out to ensure they are charged the correct amount.
The improvements to routes for walkers and cyclists, made by TfGM in partnership with Bury, Tameside and Trafford councils, include resurfacing, new ramps and safer crossings for school children.
Passengers will simply be required to touch-in and touch-out at tram stops without the need to buy a ticket or download an app.
The Mayor has set out his plan for a London-style integrated transport system for Greater Manchester and calls on central government to once and for all close the North-South divide.
This trial evaluates potential benefits of autonomy in a real-world scenario, and works to improve the safety of buses with state-of-the-art technology.
First Manchester will continue to operate existing local bus services from the Queens Road site until the sale is completed.
Complex reconfiguration of the mobile ticketing app, with brand new data sets and front-end redesign, was achieved in record time.