Market Street tram stop

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Market Street
Metrolink
Market Street tram stop, Feb 18.jpg
Market Street tram stop from the north in February 2018
Market Street is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Market Street
Market Street
Location of Market Street in Greater Manchester
Location
PlaceManchester city centre
Local authorityManchester
Coordinates53°28′55″N 2°14′20″W / 53.4819°N 2.2388°W / 53.4819; -2.2388Coordinates: 53°28′55″N 2°14′20″W / 53.4819°N 2.2388°W / 53.4819; -2.2388
Grid referenceSJ842983
Platforms2 (island)
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone1
Present statusIn operation
Operations
Original operatorMetrolink
History
Opened27 April 1992
Northbound trams only
10 August 1998
Both directions

Market Street is a tram stop in Zone 1 of Greater Manchester's Metrolink light rail system. It is located on Market Street, in Manchester city centre, England. It opened on 27 April 1992 as part of Phase 1 of Metrolink's expansion.

Originally the stop in Market Street had one platform and handled only northbound trams to Bury Interchange, with High Street tram stop a short distance away handling southbound trams from Bury. When Market Street was pedestrianised, High Street stop was closed, and Market Street was rebuilt as an island platform to handle trams in both directions. The rebuilt stop opened on 10 August 1998.[1] It was rebuilt once again in 2015 with a new canopy. The stop is one of the most used on the Metrolink network.[2]

Services[edit]

Service pattern[edit]

At peak times (07:15 – 19:30 Monday to Friday, 09:30 – 18:30 Saturday):

  • 5 trams per hour to Altrincham
  • 10 trams per hour to Bury
  • 5 trams per hour to Manchester Airport
  • 5 trams per hour to Piccadilly
  • 5 trams per hour to Victoria

Offpeak (all other times during operational hours):

  • 5 trams per hour to Bury
  • 5 trams per hour to Manchester Airport
  • 5 trams per hour to Piccadilly
  • 5 trams per hour to Victoria
Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
Manchester Airport – Victoria Line
towards Victoria
towards Altrincham
Altrincham – Bury Line
towards Bury
towards Piccadilly
Bury – Piccadilly Line

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manchester Metrolink News 1998 & 1999". LRTA. Retrieved 8 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Transport Statistics Greater Manchester 2016 Public Transport Section". TfGM. 9 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017.

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