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Harbour City is a tram stop on the Eccles Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It is located in the Salford Quays area, in North West England, and opened on 12 June 1999 as part of Phase 2 of the system's expansion.

Harbour City
Harbour City Eccles-bound platform in November 2018, with the Manchester bound platform in the distance.
Harbour City is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Harbour City
Harbour City
Location of Harbour City in Greater Manchester
PlaceSalford Quays
Local authorityCity of Salford
Coordinates53°28′27″N 2°17′27″W / 53.4741°N 2.2908°W / 53.4741; -2.2908Coordinates: 53°28′27″N 2°17′27″W / 53.4741°N 2.2908°W / 53.4741; -2.2908
Grid referenceSJ807975
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone2
Present statusIn operation
Original operatorMetrolink
Opened12 June 1999



Service patternEdit

  • (peak).
  • 6 minute service to Ashton under Lyne (peak) 12 minute services at off peak times
  • 12 minute service to Eccles (via MediaCityUK at offpeak times).
  • 12 minute service to MediaCityUK (peak)

Connecting bus routesEdit

Harbour City tram stop is served by Diamond Bus North West services 13, 73 & 79, which stops nearby within Salford Quays. Also, stopping nearby is Go North West service 53, travelling between Cheetham Hill & Salford Shopping Centre and Stagecoach Manchester service 50, linking Salford Shopping Centre in Pendleton, Salford Crescent railway station, Salford University, Salford Central railway station, Manchester and East Didsbury with Salford Quays and MediaCityUK.[citation needed]


External linksEdit

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