Metrolink fares to go up and pension-aged passes will be charged £10 in February

Metrolink trams in Manchester are set to go up soon and the pension aged pass will be charged from next month.

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Metrolink Tram: Image Darren Marsden

Most ticket prices on the Metrolink network are to rise from 26 January 2020 and the tram/train concessionary pass for pensioners will be charged £10 a-year from the start of February 2020, the pass will still be free for disabled people.

The fare rises can be found: https://assets.ctfassets.net/nv7y93idf4jq/2kQt9PbWpvjb4zxA2DJMbq/02be3d571aa672fb97833ea3433954e7/Metrolink_Fares_Change_2020_A4_WEB.pdf

For more information on the changes for pension aged travel passes:


Zones 3 and 4 are in Trafford and if you get an annual anytime ticket you will be paying £22 more, the charge for an adult single ticket will remain £2.40, all other tickets will rise.

Peter Bagnall from the Breathe Clean Air Group said on Social Media: “Metrolink are increasing fares from the end of this month. A kick in the teeth for Climate Change and doing nothing for Air Pollution…they are supposed to be trying to get people out of cars.”


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