Dane Road tram stop
Dane Road tram stop in January 2017
Location of Dane Road in Greater Manchester
|Fare zone information|
|Present status||In operation|
London Midland Region of British Railways
|Opened||20 July 1931|
|Closed as rail station||24 December 1991|
|Conversion to Metrolink operation||15 June 1992|
|Former name||Dane Road (Sale)|
|UK Trams portal|
Dane Road is a tram stop on the Altrincham Line of Greater Manchester's Metrolink light rail system. It is located on Dane Road in northern Sale, Greater Manchester, England. It opened on 15 June 1992 as part of Phase 1 of Metrolink's expansion.
The station originally opened on 20 July 1931 by the Manchester, South Junction and Altrincham Railway (MSJAR). Referred to as Dane Road (Sale) on early tickets, timetables etc.. Operated as a four-platform station from opening until 1963. Closed as a British Rail station on 24 December 1991. Reopened as a Metrolink station on 15 June 1992.
Dane Road is located on the Altrincham Line with trams towards Altrincham stopping every 6 minutes during the day, Mondays to Saturdays, every 12 minutes Monday to Saturday evenings and Sundays. Trams also head towards Manchester and Bury, with the Monday to Saturday daytime service running every 12 minutes each to Manchester Piccadilly or Bury, whilst usually during evening and Sundays journeys run to Piccadilly only with journeys to Bury requiring a change of trams at Piccadilly Gardens or St Peter's Square.
- 10 trams per hour to Altrincham (5 offpeak)
- 5 trams per hour to Bury (peak only)
- 5 trams per hour to Piccadilly
Connecting bus routes
Dane Road station is not served by any bus service with the nearest service being Finglands/Stagecoach Manchester service 99, which stop further along Dane Road and runs to Sale and to Manchester via Northenden.
- Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2013). Chester Northgate to Manchester. Middleton Press. fig. 97. ISBN 9781908174512. OCLC 892704846.
|Preceding station||Manchester Metrolink||Following station|
|Altrincham – Bury Line||
|Altrincham – Etihad Campus Line||
towards Etihad Campus