SJ8998 : New Metrolink Stop. Edge Lane

near to Droylsden, Tameside, Great Britain

New Metrolink Stop. Edge Lane
New Metrolink Stop. Edge Lane
The new Edge Lane tram stop is on Manchester Road, just to the east of its junction with Edge Lane. The eastbound lanes of Manchester Road have been moved to create a short central reservation/island platform with approach ramps and both tracks. A taxi rank, disabled parking bays, a kiss and ride area and cycle storage area proposed in the space between Manor Road, Cooper Street and the new eastbound carriageway of Manchester Road.

The Edge Lane tram stop has been created as part of the Metrolink East Manchester Line Extension. This line, which will eventually run to Ashton-Under-Lyne, is scheduled to open between Manchester Piccadilly and Droylsden “before Christmas 2012”.

LinkExternal link LRT Associstion "Metrolink - Manchester to Droylsden and Ashton-Under-Lyne"
LinkExternal link Transport for Greater Manchester - Metrolink East Manchester Line
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Thursday, 15 November, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways  Suburb, Urban fringe 
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A662 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8910 9826 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8568N 2:9.9428W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8909 9826
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