Anchorage Metrolink station

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Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Anchorage
Manchester Metrolink - tram no. 2006 at Anchorage - - 1595155.jpg
A T-68A at Anchorage station in 2000
Anchorage is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Location of Anchorage in Greater Manchester
Place Salford Quays
Local authority Salford
Coordinates 53°28′27″N 2°17′10″W / 53.4743°N 2.2860°W / 53.4743; -2.2860Coordinates: 53°28′27″N 2°17′10″W / 53.4743°N 2.2860°W / 53.4743; -2.2860
Grid reference SJ811975
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone H
Present status In operation
Original operator Metrolink
Opened 12 June 1999
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Anchorage Metrolink station is a stop on the Eccles Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It is located in the Salford Quays area, in North West England, and opened on 12 June 1999 as part of Phase 2 of the system's expansion.


Anchorage is located on the Eccles Line with trams towards Eccles or MediaCityUK stopping every 12 minutes during the day Monday-Saturday, with trams running to Manchester Piccadilly via Cornbrook every 6 minutes. Trams run every 12 minutes Monday-Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime and every 15 minutes Sunday evenings between Manchester Piccadilly and Eccles, which calls at MediaCityUK.[1]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Anchorage station is served by Arriva North West service 79, which stops nearby within Salford Quays and runs to Swinton via Ordsall and Pendleton and to Stretford via Old Trafford. Also, stopping nearby is Stagecoach Manchester service 50, branded as City Connect linking Salford Shopping Centre in Pendleton, Salford Crescent railway station, Salford University, Salford Central railway station, Manchester and East Didsbury with Salford Quays and MediaCityUK.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Anchorage". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "City Connect 50". Stagecoach Bus. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards MediaCityUK
MediaCityUK – Cornbrook Line
Mon–Sat Peak
towards Cornbrook
towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line
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towards Eccles
Eccles – Piccadilly Line
towards Piccadilly