Weaste tram stop

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An M5000 tram leaving Weaste stop in November 2018.
Weaste is located in Manchester_Metrolink
Location of Weaste in Greater Manchester
Local authoritySalford
Coordinates53°28′57″N 2°18′27″W / 53.4824°N 2.3076°W / 53.4824; -2.3076Coordinates: 53°28′57″N 2°18′27″W / 53.4824°N 2.3076°W / 53.4824; -2.3076
Grid referenceSJ796984
Fare zone information
Metrolink Zone2
Present statusIn operation
Original operatorMetrolink
Opened12 June 1999

Weaste is a tram stop on the Eccles Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It opened to passengers on 12 June 1999 as part of Phase 2 of the network's expansion, and is located the Weaste area of the City of Salford, in North West England.

Weaste tram stop is close to the M602 motorway and The Willows, the former home stadium of Salford City Reds.


Service pattern[edit]

  • 12 minute service to Ashton-under-Lyne (via MediaCityUK at offpeak times).
  • 12 minute service to Eccles.

Connecting bus routes[edit]

Weaste station is served by First Greater Manchester service 27, which runs to Swinton and to Manchester via Pendleton, First service 33, which runs to Manchester and to Worsley via Eccles, with evening and Sunday journeys continuing to Wigan via Atherton and First service 63, which runs to Manchester and to Brookhouse via Eccles.[1]


  1. ^ "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 9 July 2011.

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Manchester metrolink logo.PNG Manchester Metrolink   Following station
towards Eccles
Eccles – Ashton-under-Lyne Line