Metrolink go-ahead for East Didsbury and Ashton

July 2009
Modern Railways;Jul2009, Vol. 66 Issue 730, p6
The article reports on the decision of the British Department for Transport to accelerate the construction of two Manchester Metrolink extensions to Ashton-under-Lyne and East Didsbury. Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon has agreed to spend £195 million in government funding and another £244 million which will come from local contributions for the project.


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