Queens Road Metrolink station

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Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Queens Road
Metrolink
Queens Road is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Queens Road
Queens Road
Location of Queens Road in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Cheetham Hill
Local authority Manchester
Coordinates 53°30′07″N 2°13′37″W / 53.502°N 2.227°W / 53.502; -2.227
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone C
Present status In operation
History
Opened 1992 (16 December 2013 as a passenger station)
Former name Queens Road Staff Halt
Renamed Late 2013
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Queens Road Metrolink station is a tram stop on the Bury Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It is located in Cheetham Hill in North Manchester, England. It originally opened as a staff halt stop only[1][2] serving the Metrolink system's original Queens Road depot at Metrolink House. The station opened on 16 December 2013.[3] Queens Road is the closest station to the Manchester Museum of Transport on Boyle Street and is adjacent to the Irish World Heritage Centre.

The station replaced Woodlands Road Metrolink station, which closed on the opening day of the station.

Services[edit]

Queens Road 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.

References[edit]

Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
  Temporary  
towards Altrincham
Altrincham – Bury Line
towards Bury
  Under Re-development  
towards Altrincham
Altrincham – Bury Line
towards Bury
Bury – Ashton-under-Lyne Line