Manchester Metrolink Phase 3b confirmed

Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority councillors (from left) Andrew Fender, Keith Whitmore and Ian Macdonald celebrate the green light for the Metrolink phase 3b extensions with Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council (right).

UK: Confirmation that Phase 3b of the Manchester Metrolink light rail expansion programme is fully funded came on July 30 when the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities met to agree a £500m contribution from the Greater Manchester Transport Fund. The £1·5bn fund was created in May 2009 by AGMA and ...

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