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An Altrincham-bound tram arriving at Heaton Park
Location of Heaton Park in Greater Manchester
|Fare zone information|
|Present status||In operation|
|Original operator||Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway|
|Pre-grouping company||Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway|
|Post-grouping company||London, Midland and Scottish Railway
|Conversion to Metrolink operation||6 April 1992|
Heaton Park Metrolink station is a stop on the Bury Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. The station is part of Ticketing Zone B, and is located at the corner of Whittaker Lane and Bury Old Road, with an entrance to Heaton Park.
Heaton Park is located on the Bury Line with trams towards Bury stopping every 6 minutes during the day, Mondays to Saturdays, every 12 minutes Monday to Saturday evenings and Sunday daytime and every 15 minutes Sunday evenings. Trams also head towards Droylsden, Manchester and Altrincham, with the Monday to Saturday daytime service running every 12 minutes each to Droylsden via Manchester Piccadilly or Altrincham, while evening and Sundays journeys run to Droyslden only with journeys to Altrincham requiring a change of trams at Piccadilly Gardens.
Connecting bus routes
First Greater Manchester's frequent 135 service calls outside the station towards Bury and Manchester. Local daytime Maytree Travel bus service 495 operates between Prestwich village and the nearby rural village of Simister and First service 484 runs from Prestwich village to Kersal, Agecroft, Pendlebury, Swinton, Monton and Eccles.
Heaton Park railway station in 1988
Heaton Park Metrolink station on opening day in 1992
- "Metrolink - Tram Times - Heaton Park". Metrolink. Retrieved 13 February 2013.
- "Transport for Greater Manchester - Journey Planning - Network Maps". Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
|Preceding station||Manchester Metrolink||Following station|
|Altrincham – Bury Line||
|Bury – Droylsden Line|