Ashton Moss Metrolink station
Location of Ashton Moss in Greater Manchester
|Local authority||Metropolitan Borough of Tameside|
|Platforms||2 (1 island)|
|Fare zone information|
|Present status||In operation|
|Original operator||Manchester Metrolink|
|Opened||9 October 2013|
|UK Trams portal|
Ashton Moss Metrolink Station is a tram stop built as part of Phase 3b of the Manchester Metrolink. The station opened on 9 October 2013, ahead of the originally-publicised schedule of the winter of 2013–14. The stop has an island platform, and is located on Lord Sheldon Way near the Ashton Moss leisure complex and Snipe Retail Park on Ashton New Road. The station is served by a 200 space Park + Ride car park, with electric vehicle parking facilities.
Trams are scheduled along the East Manchester line westbound towards Manchester Piccadilly station before continuing through the city centre towards other destinations, whilst eastbound trams will head towards Ashton-under-Lyne. Trams will run every 12 minutes Monday-Saturday daytime, increasing to every 6 minutes at peak times. On Sundays and Bank Holidays, this reduces to a 15 minute service for much of the day.
- "Metrolink - Ashton line guide". 9 October 2013. Retrieved 9 October 2013.
- "Twitter / TamesideCouncil: CllrRobinson announces that...". Tameside Council. Twitter. 10 September 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
- "Metrolink - East Manchester line". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
- "Metrolink - Ashton Moss station". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
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|Preceding station||Manchester Metrolink||Following station|
|Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line||
|Bury – Ashton-under-Lyne Line||
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