Broken tram causes chaos on Metrolink network

Date published: 03 March 2021


A broken down tram outside Victoria Station in the city centre has caused delays and changes across the network.

Various changed have been implemented on the Rochdale, East Didsbury and Bury lines.

Service are running as normal from Rochdale to Monsall in both directions, but there are changes to services heading both towards and away from the city centre.

Passengers in the city centre who are travelling towards Oldham have been advised to use bus services to access the Metrolink network outside Manchester.

Passengers from Oldham travelling towards the city centre are advised to alight at Central Park, and use bus services to complete their journey into Manchster.

Metrolink tickets are being accepted on the bus services listed here: https://tfgm.com/metrolink-disruption/victoria

It's understood the tram malfunctioned around 8:30 this morning on Balloon Street, on the approach to Victoria Station.


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