Metrolink cracked rail update with no trams to operate thorough Victoria on another day of disruption

The essential work will impact several lines with some replacement buses in operation.
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Travellers are being warned of another day of Metrolink disruption. No trams will operate though Victoria on Sunday with more work needed after a cracked rail was removed last month. 

The essential work on February 25  will impact the Bury, Airport, and Oldham and Rochdale lines, with trams terminating at Queens Road and Monsall respectively. A replacement bus service will be in operation between Piccadilly and Queens Road along with Victoria and Central Park.

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Customers on the Airport line can travel to and from the city centre via Cornbrook. Services are expected to return to normal on Monday.  

Metrolink tram services will be disrupted on Sunday. Metrolink tram services will be disrupted on Sunday.
Metrolink tram services will be disrupted on Sunday.

Danny Vaughan, TfGM’s head of Metrolink, said: “Safety is our top priority and following the removal of some damaged rail at Victoria, further engineering works are needed on Sunday.  We apologise for the inconvenience and will have replacement buses running for people coming in on the Bury or Rochdale and Oldham lines and wanting to get into the city.” 

Manchester Metrolink Services - Sunday, February 25

  • Bury – Queens Road 
  • Rochdale Town Centre – Monsall 
  • East Didsbury – Exchange Square 
  • Manchester Airport – Cornbrook 
  • Trafford Centre – Deansgate-Castlefield 
  • Altrincham – Etihad Campus 
  • Ashton-under-Lyne – Eccles via MediaCityUK 
  • Replacement bus services: 
  • Queens Road to Victoria/Shudehill/Piccadilly Gardens/Piccadilly (15-min freq) 
  • Central Park/Monsall/Victoria (15-min freq)