Newton Heath and Moston tram stop

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Newton Heath and Moston
Newton Heath and Moston
Location of Newton Heath and Moston in Greater Manchester
Location
Place Newton Heath
Local authority City of Manchester
Coordinates 53°30′15″N 2°11′03″W / 53.5042°N 2.1843°W / 53.5042; -2.1843Coordinates: 53°30′15″N 2°11′03″W / 53.5042°N 2.1843°W / 53.5042; -2.1843
Platforms 1
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone J
Present status In operation
History
Opened 1880
Closed as rail station 2009
Conversion to Metrolink operation 13 June 2012[1]
Former name Dean Lane
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Newton Heath and Moston is a Manchester Metrolink tram stop on the Oldham and Rochdale Line (ORL), in the Newton Heath area of Manchester, England.

The stop is the partial replacement of Dean Lane railway station which was closed in 2009 to enable conversion of the Oldham Loop Line to Metrolink services with the station opening on 13 June 2012.[1]

History[edit]

Services[edit]

Services run mostly every 12 minutes on all routes.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

The station is served by several bus services that either stop outside the station or on nearby Oldham Road and Old Church Street.

Outside the station, First Greater Manchester service 52 runs northbound to Pendleton via Harpurhey and Cheetham Hill and southbound to Failsworth via Newton Heath centre, First service 182 runs from Manchester to Rochdale via Chadderton, Royton and Shaw and Crompton.

On Oldham Road, First services 83, 180 and 184 provide frequent buses between Manchester and Oldham with the 83 continuing to Sholver and the 180/184 running to Saddleworth plus Huddersfield (184). In addition to the 182, First services 24 and 181 also run from Manchester to Rochdale via Chadderton, Royton and Shaw and Crompton (181).

On Old Church Street, Stagecoach service 77 runs to Manchester via Philips Park and Bradford Road with some late evening journeys continuing past the station to Moston. Stagecoach service 171 runs to Withington Community Hospital via Gorton and Levenshulme, while Stotts Tours service 151 (which also stops on Oldham Road) runs between Hightown and Hollinwood and the 396, operated by Manchester Community Transport runs to Ashton-under-Lyne via Hollinwood.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Metrolink line to Oldham set to open". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards East Didsbury
East Didsbury – Shaw and Crompton Line
towards East Didsbury
East Didsbury – Rochdale Town Centre Line