BREAKING: The Whole Metrolink Has Been Shut Down Due To Overrunning Works
Crowds of frustrated and angry passengers have been posting images of jam-packed trams and overflowing platforms in Manchester city centre this morning.
The entire Metrolink network has been shut down while engineers investigate the fault.
The pressure's now on with widespread disruption on the trams, the fault is currently thought to be due to over-running works at Cornbrook station...
Metrolink tickets are now being accepted on bus services 33, 67 and 100— Manchester Metrolink (@MCRMetrolink) October 20, 2016
Metrolink tickets are now being accepted on Northern Rail services between Piccadilly and the Airport.— Manchester Metrolink (@MCRMetrolink) October 20, 2016
Expect service to resume at around 9.45am but don't be surprised if you encounter delays.
IMPORTANT UPDATE (2/3): Services are expected to resume at 9:45am with severe delays. We sincerley apologise for any inconvience caused.— Manchester Metrolink (@MCRMetrolink) October 20, 2016