THE GS TRAM SITE

MANCHESTER

UNITED KINGDOM

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3 Nov. 2014

The Manchester tram network after the extension to Rochdale Town Centre (31 March. 2014) and the opening of the new line to Manchester Airport (3 Nov. 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).

Please note that the OSM maps used as a template for these maps corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.


TRAM ROUTES

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

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

AB Altrincham - Bury Altrincham - Brooklands - Stretford - Old Trafford - Trafford Bar - Cornbrook - Deansgate - Piccadilly Gardens - Victoria Station - Prestwich - Bury
AP Altrincham - Piccadilly Altrincham - Brooklands - Stretford - Old Trafford - Trafford Bar - Cornbrook - Deansgate - Piccadilly Gardens - Piccadilly Station
BE Bury - Etihad Campus Bury - Prestwich - Victoria Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Piccadilly Station - Etihad Campus
EA Eccles - Ashton-under-Lyne Eccles - Salford Quays - Cornbrook - Deansgate - Piccadilly Gardens - Piccadilly Station - Etihad Campus - Droylsden - Ashton-under-Lyne
MAC Manchester Airport - Cornbrook Manchester Airport - Wythenshawe - Baguley - St Werburgh's Road - Trafford Bar - Cornbrook
MP Media City - Piccadilly Station Media City UK - Cornbrook - Deansgate - Piccadilly Gardens - Piccadilly Station
RED Rochdale Town Centre - East Didsbury Rochdale Town Centre - Rochdale Station - Shaw and Crompton - Oldham - Failsworth - Victoria Station - Piccadilly Gardens - Deansgate - Cornbrook - Trafford Bar - St Werburgh's Road - East Didsbury

NB: The above routes are normal Monday-Saturday services. On Sundays and holidays, only routes AB, EA, MAC and RED operate (EA through Media City UK).



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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