Ashton West tram stop

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Ashton West
Ashton West Tram Stop, David Dixon, 3692518.jpg
Ashton West tram stop, on day of opening.
Ashton West is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Ashton West
Ashton West
Location of Ashton West in Greater Manchester
Local authorityTameside
Coordinates53°29′25″N 2°06′33″W / 53.4903°N 2.1092°W / 53.4903; -2.1092Coordinates: 53°29′25″N 2°06′33″W / 53.4903°N 2.1092°W / 53.4903; -2.1092
Grid referenceSJ928993
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone3
Present statusIn operation
Original operatorMetrolink
Opened9 October 2013[1]

Ashton West is a tram stop on the East Manchester Line (EML) of Greater Manchester's light-rail Metrolink system. It was built as part of Phase 3b of the Metrolink's expansion, and is located on Lord Sheldon Way near the Ashton Moss leisure complex, in western Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside, England.[2] The stop opened on 9 October 2013,[1] ahead of the originally-publicised schedule of the winter of 2013–14.[3]


Services are mostly every 12 minutes on all routes.



  1. ^ a b "Twitter / TamesideCouncil: CllrRobinson announces that..." Tameside Council. Twitter. 10 September 2013. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Metrolink - Ashton West station" (PDF). Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Metrolink - East Manchester line". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 19 May 2013.

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Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line