Pomona Metrolink station

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This article is about Manchester Metrolink station. For the Los Angeles, California, USA Metrolink station, see Pomona (Amtrak station).
Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Pomona
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Pomona Metrolink station in 2013
Pomona is located in Manchester_Metrolink
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Location of Pomona in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Pomona Docks
Local authority Trafford
Coordinates 53°27′55″N 2°16′41″W / 53.4652°N 2.2781°W / 53.4652; -2.2781Coordinates: 53°27′55″N 2°16′41″W / 53.4652°N 2.2781°W / 53.4652; -2.2781
Grid reference SJ816965
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone H
Present status In operation
Operations
Original operator Manchester Metrolink
History
Opened 12 June 1999 (1999-06-12)
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Pomona Metrolink station is a tram 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 at Pomona Docks in the City of Salford, in North West England.

As of 2013, Pomona Metrolink station is the least used stop on the Metrolink network,[1] but allowance has been made in its design to support its development as an interchange station between the Eccles Line and a proposed Trafford Line to the Trafford Centre via Trafford Park.

Pomona Docks[edit]

Main article: Pomona Docks

Pomona Metrolink station is located at the edge of the now disused Pomona Docks owned by the Peel Group. The site is due for massive redevelopment with plans of an apartment complex and leisure facilities lining the waterfront.[citation needed]

Services[edit]

Ground view of Pomona station.
A Metrolink tram crossing the Manchester Ship Canal at Pomona.

Pomona 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.[2]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Pomona station is not served directly by any bus service but several services stop on Chester Road.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stuart, Andrew (7 August 2013). "As it happened: Metrolink director answers your questions". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Pomona". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards MediaCityUK
MediaCityUK – Cornbrook Line
Mon–Sat Peak
Terminus
  Temporary  
towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line
  Under Re-Development  
towards Eccles
Eccles – Piccadilly Line
towards Piccadilly
  Proposed  
towards Port Salford
Trafford Centre Line Terminus