Sale Water Park tram stop

Sale Water Park is a tram stop for Phase 3b of the Manchester Metrolink. It opened on 3 November 2014.[1] and is on the Airport Line on Rifle Road near the Sale Water Park.[2]

Sale Water Park
Metrolink station
Sale Water Park Metrolink station (2).jpg
General information
LocationSale Water Park, Trafford
Coordinates53°25′42″N 2°17′27″W / 53.42825°N 2.29079°W / 53.42825; -2.29079Coordinates: 53°25′42″N 2°17′27″W / 53.42825°N 2.29079°W / 53.42825; -2.29079
Line(s)Manchester Airport Line
Platforms2 (island)
Other information
StatusIn operation
Fare zone3
Original companyManchester Metrolink
Key dates
3 November 2014Opened
Preceding station Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink Following station
Northern Moor Manchester Airport–Deansgate-Castlefield Barlow Moor Road
Manchester Airport–Victoria Barlow Moor Road
towards Victoria

The stop has a 300-space car park which is free for Metrolink passengers.[3] Despite this, the stop is one of the least used on the Metrolink network.[4]


Trams run every 12 minutes north to Victoria and south to Manchester Airport.[1] Between 03:00 and 06:00, a service operates between Deansgate-Castlefield and Manchester Airport every 20 minutes.[5]

Ticket zonesEdit

Sale Water Park tram stop is located in Metrolink ticket zone 3.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Metrolink - Airport line". Transport for Greater Manchester. Archived from the original on 20 May 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Sale Water Park Metrolink station plans" (PDF). Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  3. ^ ITV Granada News,
  4. ^ "Transport Statistics Greater Manchester 2017 Public Transport Section". TfGM. 5 December 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  5. ^ "First and last tram times". TfGM. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Metrolink ticket zones map". TfGM. Retrieved 5 December 2018.

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