Dogs allowed on Metrolink trams in new trial

You may be spotting some furry friends on your journeys very soon as part of a new trial due to launch on August 1.

The scheme, a manifesto pledge made by Andy Burnham, will be delivered by Transport for Greater Manchester and the tram operator, Keolis Amey Metrolink.

A maximum of two dogs per passenger will be permitted – but they won’t be allowed on seats.

Pooches must also be kept on on leads, and won’t have to pay a fare!

It’s the first time that dogs have been allowed on the trams in its 30 year history, except guide or hearing dogs.

Owners will also have to clean up any mess their pet leaves behind.

A survey will go live on this page when the trail begins for you to give your feedback as to whether dogs should permanently be allowed on trams.

Do you mind four-legged friends joining you on your journey? Drop us a comment!

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