SJ8498 : Metrolink tram leaving Victoria Station

taken 8 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Metrolink tram leaving Victoria Station
Metrolink tram leaving Victoria Station
Metrolink (Manchester)
The Metrolink is a light rail system. It has three lines converging on Manchester city centre from Bury, Altrincham and Eccles. The system is owned by the Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE). The routes use a combination of old railway lines and street lines. The first line opened in 1992. The lines to Rochdale and Ashton have also opened
Two new lines are due to open by 2016 to Manchester Airport and East Didsbury.
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Manchester Victoria Station :: SJ8499
Opened in 1844 (the present building dates to 1902), Manchester Victoria is the second busiest station in Manchester. It runs services mainly to destinations north and east of Manchester as well as Liverpool. There is also a Metrolink station on the line to Bury. The station underwent a major refurbishment between 2013-15, see ( LinkExternal link )
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SJ8498, 2474 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 January, 2010
Category
Trams   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 840 989 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.2157N 2:14.5196W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 840 989
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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