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Abraham Moss tram stop

Abraham Moss is a Manchester Metrolink tram stop on the Bury Line. The station gained funding approval in 2010 and replaced nearby Woodlands Road stop. It is close to the local library and college campus.[1] The planning application for the station was lodged June 2010.[2] Construction began on 18 October 2010 and the station became operational on 18 April 2011.[3]

Abraham Moss
Metrolink
Abraham Moss tram stop.jpg
A M5000 arriving at Abraham Moss tram stop in January 2017.
Abraham Moss is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Abraham Moss
Abraham Moss
Location of Abraham Moss in Greater Manchester
Location
PlaceCheetham Hill
Local authorityCity of Manchester
Coordinates53°30′39″N 2°14′11″W / 53.5109°N 2.2363°W / 53.5109; -2.2363Coordinates: 53°30′39″N 2°14′11″W / 53.5109°N 2.2363°W / 53.5109; -2.2363
Platforms2
Fare zone information
Metrolink ZoneC
Present statusIn operation
Operations
Original operatorManchester Metrolink
History
Opened18 April 2011
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ServicesEdit

Services mostly run every 12 minutes on 2 routes, forming a 6-minute service between Bury and Manchester at peak times.

Preceding station     Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards Altrincham
Altrincham – Bury Line
towards Bury
towards Piccadilly
Bury – Piccadilly Line

Connecting bus servicesEdit

Abraham Moss is served by several bus services on Crescent Road. First Greater Manchester/JPT services 88 and 89 run a circular route to Manchester either via Cheetham Hill or via North Manchester General Hospital, Higher Blackley and White Moss. Another First service, the 149, also runs to Manchester via Broughton and also runs to Oldham via Moston and Hollinwood.

First service 52 runs westbound to Pendleton via Cheetham Hill and Broughton and eastbound to Failsworth via Harpurhey and Newton Heath. First service 53 terminates nearby at Cheetham Hill and runs to Pendleton via North Manchester General Hospital, Harpurhey, Beswick, Gorton, University of Manchester and Old Trafford. First service 154 runs to Bury via Prestwich, while Stagecoach Manchester service 151 runs to Hollinwood via Harpurhey and Failsworth[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Item 4A - North Manchester Metrolink Stops". Transport for Greater Manchester Committee. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Full Planning Application for the Abraham Moss Stop" (PDF). Manchester City Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 October 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
  3. ^ "New Abraham Moss Metrolink stop to open". Transport for Greater Manchester. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
  4. ^ "Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.

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