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Check out these handy tips to keep you safe in the cold weather this winter.
Please take extra care when travelling in icy conditions.
Cold weather and dark nights can make travelling difficult, so we’ve put together some top tips to keep you moving safely during the winter months.
Behind the wheel
On two wheels
Christmas and New Year is a magical time in Greater Manchester with the popular Christmas markets taking centre stage.
People from across the country visit the region to make the most of the various events and festivities taking place.
This does mean that the transport network is busier than usual.
Journey times are likely to increase during the run up to New Year, so you should plan ahead if you are attending any events or travelling around the region.
Advice for your journey
Follow your bus or train operator on Twitter for live information and advice during disruptions:
General travel advice and information covering all modes
Greater Manchester’s councils prepare for winter too. Their gritting plans will prioritise the busiest roads over others, so these are likely to be the most suitable for you when temperatures drop: