The city of Manchester in the north of England with a population of more than 500,000 has a tram / light rail network of almost 80 kilometres. The trains run partly in the roads and through the pedestrian area, on the outer branches partly on former railway routes.
The network called "Metrolink" is part of the passenger transport executive → Transport for Greater Manchester
. The RATP, the operator of the Paris Metro, is commisoned with the operation.