The Northern Quota

News Live from Manchester


15th Oct
Metrolink are celebrating after announcing a record five million passengers have used their contactless machines since their launch, Transport for...
Bridgewater Hall where the incident occurred
25th Nov
A teenage girl was pulled away from tram tracks by three students’ moments before a tram almost hit her. The teenage girl was spotted staggering...
Student Climate Protest 2019
15th Mar
Young protestors at the Youth Strike 4 Climate demonstration in Manchester blocked tram lines in the centre of Manchester and brought traffic to...
Tram at Deansgate
2nd Jan
Manchester is set to change its Metrolink system so that it has a London-style zonal method of pricing tickets. Whether this is a good or bad thing...
Metrolink Trams
12th Nov
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced changes to the way it prices its tickets with the introduction of of four travel zones...
Manchester City Centre tram line
10th Nov
Metrolink is joining the nation by stopping services from at before 11am for 2 minutes durng today's Armistice Day commemorations. Service will...
Victoria Metrolink
2nd Oct
This week it has been announced that  Metrolink in Manchester will increase  fares for the next there years by 6%. Tram fares have been...
bishop of Manchester, st peter's cross, rededication
15th Feb
  The Bishop of Manchester took part in a ceremony to rededicate the historic cross in St Peter’s Square following Metrolink work...
Metrolink stop in Manchester city centre
28th Oct
Trafford Council has announced that the proposed Metrolink line to the Trafford Centre will go ahead, with heavy backing from Trafford Council and...
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