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Heaton Park is a stop on the Bury Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system, part of Ticketing Zone B, and is at the corner of Whittaker Lane and Bury Old Road, with an entrance to Heaton Park. This Metrolink stop is some 800 metres (2,600 ft) from the Lakeside terminus of the Heaton Park Tramway, the heritage tramway within Heaton Park.

Heaton Park
Heaton Park trams.jpg
Two M5000 trams at Heaton Park station in January 2017
Heaton Park is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Heaton Park
Heaton Park
Location of Heaton Park in Greater Manchester
Local authorityBury
Coordinates53°31′49″N 2°16′00″W / 53.5304°N 2.2667°W / 53.5304; -2.2667Coordinates: 53°31′49″N 2°16′00″W / 53.5304°N 2.2667°W / 53.5304; -2.2667
Grid referenceSD824038
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone3
Present statusIn operation
Original operatorLancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping companyLancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping companyLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
British Rail
Conversion to Metrolink operation6 April 1992



Services run every 12 minutes on two 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 routesEdit

First Greater Manchester's 135 service calls outside the station towards Bury and Manchester. Maytree Travel bus service 495 operates between Prestwich village and nearby Simister and Arriva service 484 runs from Prestwich village to Kersal, Agecroft, Pendlebury, Swinton, Monton and Eccles.[1]



  1. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 10 September 2012.

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