Robinswood Road Metrolink station is a future station proposed in Phase 3b of the Manchester Metrolink. The station is scheduled to open in Summer 2016 and will be located on the Airport line on Simonsway at the junction of Brownley Road and Ruddpark Road, with Manchester Airport-bound services stopping to the left of the junction and Manchester-bound services stopping to the right.
The Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority report for resolution deems the stop as non essential.
The Robinswood Road stop site provides little additional catchment along Robinswood Road south of Simonsway, in addition to the catchment provided by the stops at Woodhouse Park, Peel Hall, Wythenshawe Town Centre and Shadowmoss. However, as noted above one of either Crossacres or Robinswood Road should be retained to maintain access for the Brownley Road properties. 26 2.13. The removal of either Crossacres or Robinswood Road stop would improve the value for money for the scheme as a whole and improve journey times without having a detrimental impact on the number of passengers.
It suggests a saving of £1.2 million could be made by removing the stop from the scheme without any detriment to future income. The stop is within a couple of minutes walk of the Wythenshawe Town Centre stop and the Peel Hall stop.