Langworthy Metrolink station

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Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Langworthy
Metrolink
Manchester Metrolink tram no. 1012 at Langworthy tram stop.jpg
Tram at Langworthy Metrolink station in 2010
Langworthy is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Langworthy
Langworthy
Location of Langworthy in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Langworthy
Local authority Salford
Coordinates 53°28′51″N 2°17′46″W / 53.4807°N 2.2962°W / 53.4807; -2.2962Coordinates: 53°28′51″N 2°17′46″W / 53.4807°N 2.2962°W / 53.4807; -2.2962
Grid reference SJ804982
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone H
Present status In operation
Operations
Original operator Metrolink
History
Opened 12 June 1999
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Langworthy Metrolink station is an stop on the Eccles Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It opened to passengers on 12 June 1999 as part of Phase 2 of the network's expansion, and is located in the Langworthy area of the City of Salford, in North West England.

Langworthy Metrolink station is located on the corner of Langworthy Road and Eccles New Road (the A57). The area to the south and west of the station is largely commercial and industrial. The area to the north along Langworthy Road mostly comprises terraced buildings. The area to the east of Langworthy Road is currently undergoing intensive redevelopment.

This Metrolink station lies within ticketing Zone H.

Services[edit]

Langworthy tram stop in 2004

Langworthy is located on the Eccles Line with trams towards Manchester Piccadilly or Eccles stopping every 12 minutes during the day Monday-Saturday. 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]

Langworthy station is served by three First Greater Manchester services, which are service 27, which runs to Swinton and to Manchester via Pendleton, service 33, which runs to Manchester and to Worsley via Eccles, with evening and Sunday journeys continuing to Wigan via Atherton and service 63, which runs to Manchester and to Brookhouse via Eccles.

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Langworthy". 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
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towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line
  Under Re-Development  
towards Eccles
Eccles – Piccadilly Line
towards Piccadilly