Accessible Transport

Greater Manchester has a good public transport network. The accessibility of services is improving, but some parts of the network contain obstacles for disabled people.

If you do not find the information you need on this website please contact:

The Strategic Relations Department
Transport for Greater Manchester
2 Piccadilly Place
M1 3BG

Some disabled people are entitled to lower fares and free travel. Make sure you make the best use of your entitlement to concessionary fares.

Local Link
Local Link is a low-cost, flexible, accessible transport service that 'fills the gaps' where other public transport options are limited or not available.

The service operates in those areas of Greater Manchester where there is a need. Local Link is available to anyone living or working in these areas - there are no age or disability restrictions.


Local Link LeafletsIt is necessary to register before using the service.

Find out which areas are covered by the Local Link and details of how to register here.




Travel information for blind and partially sighted people

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Audio version (MP3 format)

Part 1 - Introduction (47 seconds)

Part 2 - Plan your travel (2 minutes 20 seconds)

Part 3 - Metrolink (1 minute 27 seconds)

Part 4 - National concessionary travel pass (4 minutes 47 seconds)

Part 5 - Other travel services (1 minute 59 seconds)

Part 6 - Contact details (1 minute 36 seconds)