SD8500 : Metrolink Construction at Queens Road

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

Metrolink Construction at Queens Road
Metrolink Construction at Queens 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. The Queens 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 stop closest to Manchester on the Bury line.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8505 0058 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.1020N 2:13.6111W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8507 0060
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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