SD8500 : Queen's Road Tram Stop Construction

taken 4 years ago, near to Harpurhey, Manchester, Great Britain

Queen's Road Tram Stop Construction
Queen's Road Tram Stop Construction
Metrolink tram 3023 passes the new tram stop under construction at Queen's Road. Since the Metrolink originally opened in 1992, trams have stopped here as a staff-only halt SD8500 : Metrolink, Queens Road Staff Halt serving the Metrolink system's Queens Road depot at Metrolink House.

In September 2013, LinkExternal link work began to convert it into a full tram stop. Queen’s Road stop will replace the staff halt; having steps and a lift from the road to both inbound and outbound platforms. At the Manchester (south) end there will be ramps to a foot track level crossing.

When the new station is complete it will replace Woodlands Road Metrolink station as the station closest to Manchester on the Bury line.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013   (more nearby)
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Friday, 11 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8506 0057 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.0966N 2:13.6020W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8505 0060
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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