THE GS TRAM SITE

MANCHESTER

UNITED KINGDOM

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27 Jan. 2014

The Manchester tram network after the opening of the Droylsden line and the extension of the Oldham line to Rochdale (on 28 Feb. 2013), the extension of the South Manchester line to East Didsbury (on 23 May 2013) the extension of the Droylsden line to Ashton-under-Lyne (on 9 Oct. 2013) and the modification of the tram line through Oldham (27 Jan. 2014)


Manchester tram photo

Manchester 2014 tram map

INSET: CENTRAL MANCHESTER

Manchester 2013 downtown tram map



I created the above maps by overlaying OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps with my own data. Copyright on the OSM maps is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

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TRAM ROUTES

Operator: The RATP Group, on behalf of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM

The route numbers are for convenience, and are not in use by the operator.

  1 Bury - Prestwich - Victoria Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Deansgate - Trafford Bar - Old Trafford - Stretford - Brooklands - Altrincham
  2 Ashton-under-Lyne - Droylsden - Piccadilly Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Victoria Station - Prestwich - Bury
  3 Piccadilly Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Deansgate - Trafford Bar - Old Trafford - Stretford - Brooklands - Altrincham
  4 Piccadilly Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Deansgate - Salford Quays - Eccles
  5 Piccadilly Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Deansgate - Salford Quays - Media City
  6 Rochdale - Shaw and Crompton - Oldham - Failsworth - Victoria Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Deansgate - Trafford Bar - St Werburgh's Road - East Didsbury

NB: The above routes are weekday services. Routes 1 and 5 do not run on Sundays and public holidays. When route 5 does not operate, route 4 also stops at Media City.



CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

Tramways

GAUGE

TRAM PRESERVATION

The Museum of Transport , in Smedley, just north of Victoria Station, has a horse-drawn tram, two early electric trams and the prototype Metrolink tram from the early 1990s.


SOURCES

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WIKIS

WEB SITES



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