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Metrolink. SYNAPTIC 17 June 2013. Investment in Metrolink. £1.5 billion investment between 2009 and 2016 10 extensions to the network New and improved stops New trams New ticket machines Improved passenger information Trebles the size of the current network

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Metrolink

Metrolink

SYNAPTIC

17 June 2013


Investment in metrolink
Investment in Metrolink

  • £1.5 billion investment between 2009 and 2016

    • 10 extensions to the network

    • New and improved stops

    • New trams

    • New ticket machines

    • Improved passenger information

  • Trebles the size of the current network

  • Makes Metrolink largest tram network in UK


The current metrolink network
The current Metrolink network

  • Nearly 20 million passengers every year

  • Bury and Altrincham lines opened in 1992

  • Eccles line opened in 2000

  • Media City line opened in 2010

  • South Manchester line to Chorlton opened Summer 2011

  • Oldham and Rochdale line to Derker and Shaw and Crompton opened in December 2012

  • East Manchester line to Droylsden February 2013

  • South Manchester line to East Didsbury May 2013



East manchester line
East Manchester Line

  • 12 stops

  • Operational to Droylsden Town Centre

  • Operate to Ashton-under-Lyne in Winter 2013/2014

  • Provides a frequent service to the Etihad Stadium, and later to Ashton Moss



East manchester line traffic management audenshaw gyratory
East Manchester LineTraffic Management – Audenshaw Gyratory


East manchester line1
East Manchester Line

Ashton-under-Lyne Stop


Park and ride
Park and Ride

  • TfGM is expanding the Metrolink Park and Ride facilities across the existing and future network

  • The latest Park and Ride facility open at the East Didsbury stop on the East Didsbury Line, offering 300 free spaces to Metrolink passengers

  • TfGM is proposing to upgrade the Park and Ride facilities at Radcliffe and Whitefield on the Bury Line


Customer benefits
Customer Benefits

Direct link into the heart of the Manchester City Centre.

Provides a higher quality, more frequent service with better links across Manchester

Improved transport integration by providing Metrolink stops in Oldham , Rochdale and Ashton town Centres.

Highly accessible – Ramps, lifts, level crossing etc

Reduced highway congestion as a result of mode shift from private cars.

Improvement in labour market connectivity and economic development-help create jobs.

Ticket Machines

Passenger Service Representatives (PSR’s)


Smart ticketing get me there
Smart Ticketing – get me there

  • Variety – existing TfGM cards, English National Concessionary Travel card, accepts contactless bank cards on Metrolink and smart phones in the future…future devices

  • More convenient public transport system for passengers

  • Faster payment times – decrease journey times

  • Better understanding of public transport journeys

  • Anticipated increase in patronage

  • TfGM scheme:

    • Over 50 transport operators across bus, rail and tram

    • Initial rollout on Metrolink in 2014

    • Bus passengers in 2015