Metrolink tram tickets increased by 6%

Date published: 05 January 2018

Metrolink fares in Greater Manchester increased by an average of 6% on Friday (5 January), the first of the increases being phased in over a three year period.

The rise in fares was agreed in September last year by Greater Manchester council leaders.

Other fare changes include:

  • Half price off-peak day or weekend Metrolink tickets for 16 to 18-year-olds with a get me there card.
  • Children aged 5-16 will pay 50% of the adult fare across the board.
  • Special event tickets will rise from £3 to £4.
  • A new half price £2 special event ticket for 5 to 18-year-olds.

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