Thursday 14 June 2012

New Oldham Tram Line Opens

Yesterday 13th June, passengers travelled on the new Oldham Metrolink service for the first time.
The long awaited service runs between Manchester Victoria and Oldham Mumps taking 25 minutes to complete the journey.
Initially trams will run every 12 minutes, but as passenger loadings increase the service will be increased to run every 6 minutes
The new Oldham line is part of a £1.6bn expansion to the Metrolink service.

The long-awaited service from Manchester Victoria to Oldham Mumps began at 5,24am and has been running smoothly all morning. Metrolink officials said there had been no reports of any delays or disruptions to the service.

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