Queens Road tram stop

Queens Road is a tram stop on the Bury Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system in Cheetham Hill, north Manchester, England. It originally opened as a staff halt stop only,[1][2] serving the Metrolink system's original Queens Road depot at Metrolink House. The station opened on 16 December 2013.[3] Queens Road is the closest station to the Manchester Museum of Transport on Boyle Street and is adjacent to the Irish World Heritage Centre.

Queens Road
Metrolink
Queens Road tram stop.jpg
Queens Road tram stop in January 2017.
Queens Road is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Queens Road
Queens Road
Location of Queens Road in Greater Manchester
Location
PlaceCheetham Hill
Local authorityManchester
Coordinates53°30′07″N 2°13′37″W / 53.502°N 2.227°W / 53.502; -2.227Coordinates: 53°30′07″N 2°13′37″W / 53.502°N 2.227°W / 53.502; -2.227
Platforms2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone2
Present statusIn operation
History
Opened1992 (16 December 2013 as a passenger station)
Former nameQueens Road Staff Halt
RenamedLate 2013

The station replaced Woodlands Road tram stop, which closed on the opening day of the stop.

ServicesEdit

Services mostly run every 12 minutes on 2 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

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Work begins on latest Metrolink stop". Place North West.
  2. ^ http://www.gmita.gov.uk/download/3049/item_04a_north_manchester_metrolink_stops
  3. ^ "New Queens Road Metrolink stop to open". Metrolink.

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