Heaton Park Metrolink station

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Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Heaton Park
Metrolink
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An Altrincham-bound tram arriving at Heaton Park
Heaton Park is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Heaton Park
Heaton Park
Location of Heaton Park in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Prestwich
Local authority Bury
Coordinates 53°31′49″N 2°16′00″W / 53.5304°N 2.2667°W / 53.5304; -2.2667Coordinates: 53°31′49″N 2°16′00″W / 53.5304°N 2.2667°W / 53.5304; -2.2667
Grid reference SD824038
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone B
Present status In operation
Operations
Original operator Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping company Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping company London, Midland and Scottish Railway
British Rail
History
Opened 1879
Conversion to Metrolink operation 6 April 1992
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Heaton Park Metrolink station is a stop on the Bury Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. The station is part of Ticketing Zone B, and is located at the corner of Whittaker Lane and Bury Old Road, with an entrance to Heaton Park.

Services[edit]

Heaton Park is located on the Bury Line with trams towards Bury stopping every 6 minutes during the day, Mondays to Saturdays, every 12 minutes Monday to Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime and every 15 minutes Sunday evenings. Trams also head towards Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester and Altrincham, with the Monday to Saturday daytime service running every 12 minutes each to Ashton-under-Lyne via Manchester Piccadilly or Altrincham, while evening and Sundays journeys run to Ashton-under-Lyne only with journeys to Altrincham requiring a change of trams at Piccadilly Gardens.[1]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

First Greater Manchester's frequent 135 service calls outside the station towards Bury and Manchester. Local daytime Maytree Travel bus service 495 operates between Prestwich village and the nearby rural village of Simister and First service 484 runs from Prestwich village to Kersal, Agecroft, Pendlebury, Swinton, Monton and Eccles.[2]

See also[edit]

Heaton Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Heaton Park". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 

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