Police received a report that at about 6pm on Tuesday 30 May 2017. A woman was on the tram, Manchester to Bury line, when she got into an argument with a man. During the argument the woman racially abused the man. She then got off the tram at Abraham Moss station.
Police are investigating and released images of a woman they want to speak to in connection with the offence.
Detective Constable Dave Gager of GMP’s City of Manchester Team said: “Racial abuse has no place in our city and we are absolutely dedicated to investigating this thoroughly.
“We are keen to speak to the woman in the images in connection with this incident and I would urge anyone who knows her to get in touch.
“Although this happened a few months ago, we now have clear images and are hopeful that they will help us with our investigation.”