metrolink manchester england uk north west tram

Disruption expected: 10-12 June

June 6, 2023

    Metrolink industrial action

    There are planned strikes for the Metrolink on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June.

    No services will operate over the weekend.

    Services are due to resume at 6am on Monday 12 June but it will not be until after 8am before all services are running as normal.

    There is no ticket acceptance in place on commercial bus services.


    Here’s what you need to know to keep moving:

    • As the strike is due to be lifted at 6am on Monday (12 June), this will impact the first services of the day – expect your Monday morning commute to take longer than normal, so please allow additional time.
    • Consider whether you can cycle or walk for local journeys.
    • Roads around Greater Manchester will be see significant congestion at all times of the day – particularly in the city centre and close to major event venues.
    • If you were going to attend an event by tram, make sure that you have alternative arrangements and add extra time onto journeys by car or private hire vehicle (taxi).
    • As many bus routes use dedicated lanes, consider if you can make your journey by bus. Buses are likely to be busy over the weekend, so for more information about services, please check with your operator before travelling.
    • For those travelling to Heaton Park, the Parklife shuttle bus service will still operate from Aytoun Street and take ticket-holders to the event. Passengers should expect longer queueing times – allow at least an hour to board the bus and travel to the park.
    • Fans going to watch The Weeknd are advised to walk to the stadium from Piccadilly Gardens, which takes approximately 25 minutes.


    Source: TfGM