Heaton Park tram stop
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.
Two M5000 trams at Heaton Park station in January 2017
Location of Heaton Park in Greater Manchester
|Fare zone information|
|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|
|Conversion to Metrolink operation||6 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|
|Altrincham – Bury Line||
|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.
An Altrincham-bound T-68 tram arriving at Heaton Park.
- "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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