MPT, a joint venture of VolkerRail and Laing O'Rourke in consortium with Thales is continuing its strong relationship with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and constructing the major new Metrolink line for Trafford Park.
The new 5.5km routeTrafford Park line will have six new tram stops, offering sustainable transport links to some of Greater Manchester’s busiest visitor destinations. It will also run through Trafford Park, Europe’s largest trading estate and home to more than 1,400 businesses employing over 33,000 people.
The new line will run from the existing Pomona Metrolink stop, through Trafford Park, terminating at intu Trafford Centre. The six new tram stops will call at:
Construction work began in late 2016 and services are expected to launch in 2020.
Chair of the TfGM Committee, Cllr Andrew Fender
Thursday 1 February marked a major milestone for the £350m Metrolink Trafford Park Line scheme as the first piece of...