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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.

Heaton Park
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Two M5000 trams at Heaton Park station in January 2017
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Heaton Park
Heaton Park
Location of Heaton Park in Greater Manchester
Place Prestwich
Local authority Bury
Coordinates 53°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 reference SD824038
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone B
Present status In operation
Original operator Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping company Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping company London, Midland and Scottish Railway
British Rail
Opened 1879
Conversion to Metrolink operation 6 April 1992
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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]


See alsoEdit


  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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