Weaste Metrolink station

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Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Weaste
Metrolink
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An M5000 leaving Weaste Metrolink station
Weaste is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Weaste
Weaste
Location of Weaste in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Weaste
Local authority Salford
Coordinates 53°28′57″N 2°18′27″W / 53.4824°N 2.3076°W / 53.4824; -2.3076Coordinates: 53°28′57″N 2°18′27″W / 53.4824°N 2.3076°W / 53.4824; -2.3076
Grid reference SJ796984
Platforms 2
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone H
Present status In operation
Operations
Original operator Metrolink
History
Opened 12 June 1999
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Weaste Metrolink station is a 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 the Weaste area of the City of Salford, in North West England.

Weaste Metrolink station is close to the M602 motorway and The Willows, the former home stadium of Salford City Reds.

Services[edit]

Weaste is located on the Eccles Line with trams towards Manchester Piccadilly or Eccles stopping every 12 minutes during the day Monday-Saturday. 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]

Weaste station is served by First Greater Manchester service 27, which runs to Swinton and to Manchester via Pendleton, First service 33, which runs to Manchester and to Worsley via Eccles, with evening and Sunday journeys continuing to Wigan via Atherton and First service 63, which runs to Manchester and to Brookhouse via Eccles.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrolink - Tram Times - Weaste". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "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
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Eccles – Piccadilly Line
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