Agenda and decisions

Metrolink & Rail Sub Committee, Greater Manchester Transport Committee - Friday, 14th January, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: The Main Hall, Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

Contact: Governance & Scrutiny  Tel: 0161 778 7009

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

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2.

Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business

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Decision:

There were no Chair’s announcements or items of urgent business.

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To receive declarations of interest in any item for discussion at the meeting. A blank form for declaring interests has been circulated with the agenda; please ensure that this is returned to the Governance & Scrutiny Officer at least 48 hours before the start of the meeting.

 

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Decision:

There were no declarations received in relation to any item on the agenda.

4.

Minutes of the meeting held 12 November 2021 pdf icon PDF 459 KB

To consider the approval of the minutes of the GMTC Metrolink & Rail Sub Committee meeting held 12 November 2021.

 

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5.

Metrolink Service Performance pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of Daniel Vaughan, Head of Metrolink, TfGM.

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Decision:

  1. That the report be noted.
  2. That on behalf of the Committee, appreciation and recognition of the launch of various initiatives through the Safer Streets funding be received.
  3. That further consideration be provided by TfGM Officers and the wider TravelSafe Partnership to the concerns raised by the Committee in relation to the possible displacement of crime of and Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) with the deployment of cameras as part of the Safer Streets pilot.
  4. In relation to pedestrian and passenger safety around Metrolink trams, that greater consideration be provided to the development of an overarching safety strategy encompassing partners across the travel industry to develop targeted and specific communication and campaigns.
  5. That it be advised that both Northern along with the British Transport Police (BTP) are part of TravelSafe Partnership and greater sharing of knowledge and best practice linked to the wider TravelSafe Partnership be undertaken.

 

6.

Metrolink Operator Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Verbal update from Kelios Amey Metrolink.

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Decision:

That the presentation be noted.

 

7.

Local Rail Service Performance pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of Simon Elliott, Head of Rail Programme, TfGM.

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Decision:

  1. That the report be noted.
  2. That the recent announcement by DfT on Access for All funding be noted and that the GMTC receive an update on the approach at the next meeting on 18 February 2022.
  3. That the Committee receive an updated report on the approach to the Access for All programme of improvements to take place between 2024 and 2029 prior to submission in April 2022 at the next meeting on 11 March 2022. 

 

8.

Rail Operator Update

Verbal update from Rail Operators.

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Decision:

That the update be noted.

 

9.

GM Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 376 KB

Report of Gwynne Williams, Deputy Monitoring Officer, GMCA.

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10.

Dates of Next Meeting

To consider date of next meeting for the Committee.

 

Friday 11 March 2022 at 10:30am

 

 

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Decision:

That the following date and time of the next meeting be noted –

 

Friday 11 March 2022 at 10:30am