East of the M60‘s rundown of all things of a Greater Manchester Transport nature
Almost 40 years ago, the Lazy S of SELNEC would give way to the iconic M-blem. At one point, SELNEC’s successor was almost going to be known as ‘Manchester Metropolitan’ or ‘Metro’ (how much confusion would that have caused if the latter was adopted?), and have a different logo to the M-blem. Instead, also reflecting its influence from the newly formed Greater Manchester County Council, ‘Greater Manchester Transport’ was adopted.