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Rail recovery lags behind bus and Metrolink in Greater Manchester

Travel Demand

22 August 2020
Metrolink: patronage now at 35-40 per cent of pre-Covid levels
Metrolink: patronage now at 35-40 per cent of pre-Covid levels

 

Bus and light rail patronage in  Greater Manchester are recovering better than rail from the Covid-19 low point, Transport for Greater Manchester has reported.   

Bob Morris, TfGM’s chief operating officer, presented data on travel trends to last week’s Greater Manchester transport committee meeting.

He said the bus network was carrying about 40 per cent of pre-Covid patronage, Metrolink  35-40 per cent, and the rail network about 20 per cent.

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