SD8913 : Rochdale Town Centre Metrolink Stop

taken 5 years ago, near to Rochdale, Great Britain

Rochdale Town Centre Metrolink Stop
Rochdale Town Centre Metrolink Stop
Metrolink Bombardier tram 3049 stands at the Rochdale terminus on the day that a tram service ran into the town centre for the first time in 80 years (LinkExternal link Manchester Evening News).

The Oldham and Rochdale Metrolink line was completed when the extension to Rochdale Town Centre opened on 31st March, 2014. The Rochdale town centre extension continues from SD8912 : Rochdale Railway Station Tramstop along Maclure Road, runs downhill along Drake Street. The route terminates at Rochdale Town Centre stop on the north side of Smith Street, this is an island platform with ramps at both ends and track level pedestrian crossings at the Drake Street end.

The tram terminus is adjacent to SD8913 : Number One, Riverside and Rochdale Interchange, on the south side of Smith Street, which opened on 17 November 2013.
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 April, 2014
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8983 1344 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.0442N 2:9.3128W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8980 1343
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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