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MANCHESTER
 England . U.K.

Manchester Metrolink Map 2008 © Robert Schwandl

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 System

Manchester - approx. 430,000 inh.; 2.6 mill. in Greater Manchester metropolitan county.

Tramway ('Metrolink')
- network length 92 km, 92 stops
- street-level operation (high platforms) in the central area, on outer branches mainly on recuperated rail tracks.
- 1435 mm gauge
- rolling stock: Bombardier Flexity Swift M5000 (2.65 m wide, 28.4 m long)
- 8 (+2) lines (2015-2016):

A
 Altrincham - Etihad Campus
B
 Altrincham - Deansgate-Castlefield
C
 Bury - East Didsbury
D
 Bury - Piccadilly
E
 Eccles - Piccadilly via MediaCity UK
F
 Manchester Airport - Cornbrook
G
 Rochdale Town Centre - Ashton-under-Lyne
H
 Exchange Square - Shaw & Crompton (Mon-Sat)
I
 Exchange Square - Rochdale Town Centre (Sundays)
J
 Victoria - Ashton-under-Lyne (Sundays)
 
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 History

06-04-1992: Bury Victoria
27-04-1992: Victoria G-Mex (now Deansgate-Castlefield)
15-06-1992: G-Mex Altrincham
20-07-1992: Market St/Mosley St Piccadilly
06-12-1999: Cornbrook Broadway
21-07-2000: Broadway Eccles
31-03-2003: Shudehill stop added
02-09-2005: Cornbrook station added
20-09-2010: MediaCityUK branch
18-04-2011: Abraham Moss station added
07-07-2011: Trafford Bar - St Werburgh's Road (2.7 km)
13-06-2012: Victoria - Oldham Mumps (10.7 km)
16-12-2012:
Oldham Mumps - Shaw & Crompton (4.1 km)
11-02-2013: Piccadilly -Droylsden (5.9 km)
28-02-2013:
Shaw & Crompton - Rochdale Railway Station (7.4 km)
23-05-2013: St Werburgh's Road - East Didsbury (4.4 km)
09-10-2013: Droylsden - Ashton-under-Lyne (3.4 km)
16-12-2013: Queens Road stop replaced Woodlands Road
27-01-2014: Freehold - Oldham Mumps - Derker (Oldham town centre route replacing former direct route)
31-03-2014: Rochdale Railway Station - Rochdale Town Centre
03-11-2014:
St Werburgh's Road - Manchester Airport (14.5 km)
06-12-2015: Victoria - Exchange Square (0.3 km)

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More info

 

 Official Website

Metrolink

GMPTE - Greater Manchester Public Transport Executive

 Other Links

Manchester Metrolink at Trams.uk

Metrolink at Wikipedia

British Trams Online


 

 

 

 


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