No trams between Rochdale and Oldham due to “land movement”

Date published: 10 July 2024

Trams between Rochdale Town Centre and Oldham Mumps are not running today (Wednesday 10 July) due to a “land movement.”

Transport for Greater Manchester has confirmed that the trams have been suspended completely until further notice, as the land movement is affecting the track between Derker and Shaw & Crompton.

As a result, a closure will be in place from today to allow for engineers to carry out further investigations.

If you require journey assistance, please call Metrolink on 0161 205 2000 or use the customer call points at the stop.

Pete Sommers, TfGM’s network director for Metrolink, said: “The safety of our passengers, staff and the wider public is our absolute priority, which is why we have made these decisions.

“I understand this will be frustrating for passengers, and am sorry for the impact on people's journeys.

“We will provide an update as soon as possible and I’d encourage people who usually travel in the area to check our app, website and social media channels for the latest information and advice.”

Use the TFGM journey planner or the Bee Network app to find out how to continue your journey:

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