Ashton-under-Lyne bus station

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Ashton-Under-Lyne bus station and tram stop.
Location Ashton-under-Lyne
Operated by Transport for Greater Manchester
Bus stands 15
Bus operators
Connections Ashton-under-Lyne railway station
Opened 1994

Ashton-under-Lyne bus station is a bus station that is located in the town of Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester, run by Transport for Greater Manchester. The bus station is situated on Wellington Road and adjoins the Arcades Shopping Centre. The bus station was opened in 1994 and replaced the previous bus station that was built on the current site.

Ashton-under-Lyne tram stop is alongside the bus station,[1] Ashton-under-Lyne railway station is also a short walk away.


Ashton-Under-Lyne bus station

Many bus services use the bus station. The majority of services are run by Stagecoach Manchester with the remainder of services run by First Greater Manchester and Manchester Community Transport.

There are frequent buses running to Hyde, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Stalybridge and Stockport plus several parts of the Tameside area including Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield and Mossley. Buses also run to parts of Saddleworth, such as Greenfield, Delph, Denshaw and Uppermill, Chorlton, Middleton plus Glossop in Derbyshire.


On July 7, 2014, the current Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg announced that, as part of Greater Manchester’s wider Growth Deal package, development of a new interchange facility within Ashton Town Centre replacing the current ‘island’ style waiting shelters with a single high quality interchange building, incorporating bus and Metrolink within one site to create a new multi-modal interchange facility within Ashton Town Centre.[2]


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Media related to Ashton-under-Lyne bus station at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°29′25″N 2°05′46″W / 53.49019°N 2.09622°W / 53.49019; -2.09622