Failsworth tram stop
Failsworth tram stop is a Manchester Metrolink tram stop on the Oldham and Rochdale Line (ORL) in Failsworth, Greater Manchester. It was formerly a railway station before its conversion to Metrolink in 2012.
Failsworth railway station opened on 26 April 1881 and was situated in Failsworth, in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, Greater Manchester, England. It was notable for its wooden platforms. The station was on the Oldham Loop Line 3 1⁄2 miles (6 km) north east of Manchester Victoria, and was operated and managed by Northern Rail at the time of its closure.
Services run mostly every 12 minutes on all routes.
Connecting bus routes
Failsworth station is served by two direct bus service but several services also stop nearby. Stagecoach Manchester service 151 runs northbound to Hollinwood via New Moston and southbound to Hightown via Newton Heath, Harpurhey and Cheetham Hill. Stagecoach service 159 also stops outside and runs northbound to Middleton via New Moston and southbound to Oldham via Woodhouses, Hollinwood and Chadderton.
On Oldham Road, First Greater Manchester services 83, 180 and 184 provide frequent and direct buses between Manchester and Oldham with the 83 continuing to Sholver and the 180/184 running to Saddleworth plus Huddersfield (184).
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 93. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
- "Failsworth". Disused Stations. Retrieved 2012-06-26.
- "Metrolink line to Oldham set to open". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 8 June 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
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