8.77 It is also recommended that during the implementation plan period, GMPTE working with the City of Manchester, Stockport MBC, the Strategic Rail Authority and Railtrack, carries out a general review of means of developing the Metrolink network to serve the eastern quarters of Stockport Borough in particular and south eastern area of Greater Manchester in general. This study will cover both the costs and benefits and feasibility of the recommended Stockport to Marple Extension and the potential for the use of light rail as a means of delivering of an urban metro service from Manchester to Marple.