Salford Quays Metrolink station

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Salford Quays station
Salford Quays is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Salford Quays
Salford Quays
Location of Salford Quays in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Salford Quays
Local authority Salford
Coordinates 53°28′13″N 2°17′02″W / 53.4703°N 2.2840°W / 53.4703; -2.2840Coordinates: 53°28′13″N 2°17′02″W / 53.4703°N 2.2840°W / 53.4703; -2.2840
Grid reference SJ812971
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone H
Present status In operation
Operations
Original operator Metrolink
History
Opened 12 June 1999 (1999-06-12)
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Salford Quays Metrolink station is a stop on Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It is located beside Salford Quays, on Metrolink's Eccles Line. It opened as part of Phase 2 of the system's expansion, on 12 June 1999.

Services[edit]

Salford Quays 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.[1]

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Salford Quays station is served by buses stopping nearby on Trafford Road. Services that stop nearby are First Greater Manchester service 53, which runs to Pendleton and to Cheetham Hill via Rusholme, Gorton and Harpurhey, Arriva North West service 79, which runs to Swinton via Ordsall and Pendleton and to Stretford via Old Trafford. Arriva services 71 and 73, which runs to Clifton via Pendleton and Swinton and to Manchester Shudehill Interchange. Arriva service 70 also serve the station on Sundays, which also runs to Manchester and to Clifton, although via Eccles.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Salford Quays". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "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 MediaCityUK
MediaCityUK – Cornbrook Line
Mon–Sat Peak
towards Cornbrook
  Temporary  
towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line
  Under Re-Development  
towards Eccles
Eccles – Piccadilly Line
towards Piccadilly