Newton Heath and Moston Metrolink station

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Newton Heath and Moston
Newton Heath and Moston
Location of Newton Heath and Moston in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Newton Heath
Local authority City of Manchester
Coordinates 53°30′15″N 2°11′03″W / 53.5042°N 2.1843°W / 53.5042; -2.1843Coordinates: 53°30′15″N 2°11′03″W / 53.5042°N 2.1843°W / 53.5042; -2.1843
Platforms 1
Fare zone information
Present status In operation
History
Opened 1880
Closed as rail station 2009
Conversion to Metrolink operation 13 June 2012[1]
Former name Dean Lane
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Newton Heath and Moston Metrolink station is Manchester Metrolink station in the Newton Heath area of Manchester, England.

The station is the partial replacement of Dean Lane railway station which was closed in 2009 to enable conversion of the Oldham Loop Line to Metrolink services with the station opening on 13 June 2012.[1]

History[edit]

Services[edit]

Trams run from Newton Heath and Moston to Rochdale Town Centre via Oldham and to East Didsbury via Market Street every 12 minutes Monday–Saturday and Sunday daytime and every 15 minutes Sunday evenings.[2]

By 2014, trams will run from Newton Heath and Moston to East Didsbury and Rochdale Town Centre.[3]

Service pattern[edit]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

The station is served by several bus services that either stop outside the station or on nearby Oldham Road and Old Church Street.

Outside the station, First Greater Manchester service 52 runs northbound to Pendleton via Harpurhey and Cheetham Hill and southbound to Failsworth via Newton Heath centre, First service 182 runs from Manchester to Rochdale via Chadderton, Royton and Shaw and Crompton with its peak-time equivalent, the X82 running to Milnrow instead of Rochdale.

On Oldham Road, First services 83, 180 and 184 provide frequent buses between Manchester and Oldham with the 83 continuing to Sholver and the 180/184 running to Saddleworth plus Huddersfield (184). In addition to the 182, First services 24 and 181 also run from Manchester to Rochdale via Chadderton, Royton and Shaw and Crompton (181). Stagecoach Manchester service 72 runs from Manchester to Chadderton.

On Old Church Street, Stagecoach service 77 runs to Manchester via Philips Park and Bradford Road with some late evening journeys continuing past the station to Moston. Stagecoach service 171 runs to Withington Community Hospital via Gorton and Levenshulme, while Stagecoach service 151 (which also stops on Oldham Road) runs between Hightown and Hollinwood and the 396,operated by Stagecoach runs to Ashton-under-Lyne via Hollinwood.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Metrolink line to Oldham set to open". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Newton Heath and Moston". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Oldham and Rochdale Line". Metrolink. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards East Didsbury
East Didsbury – Rochdale Town Centre Line