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Clayton Hall in the Clayton area of Manchester, England, is a tram stop on the East Manchester Line (EML) of Transport for Greater Manchester's light-rail Metrolink system. The station opened on 11 February 2013,[2][3] after a three-day free trial for local residents.[1] The station was constructed as part of Phase 3a of the Metrolink's expansion.[4]

Clayton Hall
Metrolink
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Clayton Hall tram stop in 2013.
Clayton Hall is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Clayton Hall
Clayton Hall
Location of Clayton Hall in Greater Manchester
Location
PlaceClayton
Local authorityManchester
Coordinates53°28′58″N 2°10′58″W / 53.4828°N 2.1829°W / 53.4828; -2.1829Coordinates: 53°28′58″N 2°10′58″W / 53.4828°N 2.1829°W / 53.4828; -2.1829
Platforms2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone2
Present statusIn operation
Operations
Original operatorMetrolink
History
Opened8 February 2013 (preview)[1]
11 February 2013 (full)[2][3]

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ServicesEdit

Services are mostly every 12 minutes on all routes.

Connecting bus routesEdit

Clayton Hall is served by buses stopping nearby on Ashton New Road. Stagecoach Manchester services 216 and 231 both run between Manchester and Ashton with the 216 replicating the tram route to Droylsden before continuing via Audenshaw, while the 231 runs via Littlemoss and Smallshaw. The 231 is also operated by First Greater Manchester during the evening. Stagecoach's 171 service runs between Newton Heath and East Didsbury via Openshaw, Gorton and Levenshulme, while M Travel's 188 service also runs via Openshaw and Gorton on its route between Manchester and Ryder Brow.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "It's the final countdown". Transport for Greater Manchester. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b Kirby, Dean (4 December 2012). "Opening of Metrolink tram service to Droylsden delayed until February 2013". Archived from the original on 7 December 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Droylsden's new Metrolink line to open in February". Transport for Greater Manchester. 7 December 2012. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  4. ^ "Metrolink - Clayton Hall station" (PDF). Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 13 February 2013.

External linksEdit

Preceding station     Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line