Piccadilly direct link 'is essential'
A COUNCILLOR is calling for TfGM to honour a commitment made 27 years ago and provide a direct Metrolink line from Oldham to Manchester Piccadilly.
Councillor Howard Sykes wrote to the chief executive of TfGM to seek assurances that trams stopping at Shaw and Crompton will see service changes to go straight to Piccadilly, rather than commuters having to change at Manchester Victoria.
In 1989, the phase 1 scheme to convert the Oldham Rochdale Loop Rail Line to Metrolink operation was based on the understanding that it would provide Oldham and Rochdale with a direct link to Piccadilly, and... read more
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