Local Link is a low-cost, flexible transport service that runs in areas of Greater Manchester where other transport options are limited or not available. This service covers areas including Stretford, Firswood and Old Trafford. It covers places including Stretford Mall, MRI, Manchester Eye Hospital and Trafford College.
Who can use the service?
The service is available to anyone wanting to travel within any of the areas in which it is offered. For example, many people use it to commute to and from work, while others may use it to get to Wythenshawe hospital. There are no age or disability restrictions.
How does it work?
Journeys are pre-booked online or by phone depending on the local service, which varies slightly according to which Local Link partner is operating in that area. A pick-up and drop-off point is agreed and payment is made to the driver when they arrive. Local Link is a shared service so you may be travelling with other passengers.