Derker tram stop
Derker tram stop, on its opening day
Location of Derker in Greater Manchester
|Fare zone information|
|Present status||In operation|
|Original operator||British Rail|
|Closed as rail station||3 October 2009|
|Conversion to Metrolink operation||16 December 2012|
|UK Trams portal|
Derker is a stop on the Oldham and Rochdale Line (ORL) of Greater Manchester's light-rail Metrolink system. It opened to passengers on 16 December 2012 and is located in the Derker area of Oldham, England.
The station closed on 3 October 2009, was converted to light rail, and re-opened as Derker Metrolink station on 16 December 2012. The station is served by a 254 space Park and Ride car park, which is immediately adjacent to the station and is accessed from Cromford Street.
Services run mostly every 12 minutes on all routes.
Connecting bus routes
|Route||Destination 1||Destination 2||Operator||Service||Stop Location|
|410||Circular via Higginshaw, Oldham , Glodwick, Roxbury, Clarksfield, Greenacres, Waterhead, Littlemoor, Derker||N/A||MCT||Mon-Sat Daytime||Yates Street|
|411||Circular via Derker, Littlemoor, Waterhead, Greenacres, Clarksfield, Roxbury, Glodwick, Oldham , Higginshaw||N/A||MCT||Mon-Sat Daytime||Yates Street|
|58||Rochdale via Shaw and Crompton , Newhey , Milnrow , Firgrove, Newbold||Middleton via Oldham , Chadderton, Mills Hill||First||Mon-Sat Daytime||Shaw Road|
|59||Rushcroft via Shaw and Crompton||Manchester via Oldham , Chadderton, Mills Hill , Middleton, Bowker Vale , Cheetham Hill||First||Daytime & Evening||Shaw Road|
- Alan Bevan, ed. (1998). A—Z of Rail Reopenings. Railway Development Society. Warwick: Warwick Printing Company. ISBN 0-901283-13-4.
- "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
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|Preceding station||Manchester Metrolink||Following station|
towards East Didsbury
|East Didsbury – Shaw and Crompton Line||
towards East Didsbury
|East Didsbury – Rochdale Town Centre Line||
towards Rochdale Town Centre
|Oldham Mumps||Regional Railways
Oldham Loop Line
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