Exchange Quay
Metrolink station
Exchange Quay tram stop in November 2018.
LocationSalford Quays, Salford
Coordinates53°28′04″N 2°16′56″W / 53.46770°N 2.28233°W / 53.46770; -2.28233Coordinates: 53°28′04″N 2°16′56″W / 53.46770°N 2.28233°W / 53.46770; -2.28233
Grid referenceSJ813968
Line(s)Eccles Line
Other information
StatusIn operation
Fare zone2
Opened12 June 1999
Original companyMetrolink

Exchange Quay is a tram stop on the Eccles Line of Greater Manchester's light rail Metrolink system. It is located in the Salford Quays area, in North West England, and opened on 12 June 1999 as part of Phase 2 of the system's expansion. The stop serves the Exchange Quay office complex and the surrounding area. It is also often used as a stop for Old Trafford football stadium.

Exchange Quay

The station serves the Exchange Quay office complex in Salford Quays and the surrounding area.[1] The complex, owned by Hunter Property Fund Management,[2] consists of six office buildings, a gym, several car parks, and a retail area.[1] Due to the station's close proximity to Old Trafford football stadium, it is frequently used on match-days by fans travelling on the Eccles andMediaCityUK services.[3]


Service pattern

Connecting bus routes

Exchange Quay station is served by bus stops on the nearby Trafford Road. Diamond Bus North West service 79 and Go North West Orbits 53 which runs to Pendleton and to Cheetham Hill via Rusholme, Gorton and Harpurhey operate from these stops.


  1. ^ a b "Exchange Quay – Brochure" (PDF). Hunter. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  2. ^ "US investors in £30m Exchange Quay Deal". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Metrolink - Walking route to Old Trafford" (PDF). Metrolink. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.

Media related to Exchange Quay Metrolink station at Wikimedia Commons

Preceding station   Manchester Metrolink   Following station Salford Quaystowards EcclesEccles – Ashton-under-Lyne LinePomonatowards Ashton-under-Lyne Salford Quaystowards MediaCityUKMediaCityUK – Ashton-under-Lyne LinePomonatowards Ashton-under-Lyne