Sale Water Park
Metrolink station
LocationSale Water Park, Trafford
Coordinates53°25′39″N 2°17′32″W / 53.4275°N 2.2922°W / 53.4275; -2.2922Coordinates: 53°25′39″N 2°17′32″W / 53.4275°N 2.2922°W / 53.4275; -2.2922
Line(s)Manchester Airport Line
Platforms2 (island)
Other information
StatusIn operation
Fare zone3
Original companyManchester Metrolink
Key dates
3 November 2014Opened
Preceding station Metrolink Following station
Northern Moor Manchester Airport–Victoria Barlow Moor Road
towards Victoria
Sale Water Park
Sale Water Park
Location in Greater Manchester, England

Sale Water Park is a tram stop for Phase 3b of the Manchester Metrolink. It opened on 3 November 2014.[1] and is on the Airport Line on Rifle Road near the Sale Water Park.[2]

The stop has a 300-space car park which is free for Metrolink passengers.[3] Despite this, the stop is one of the least used on the Metrolink network.[4]


Trams run every 12 minutes north to Victoria and south to Manchester Airport.[1] Between 03:00 and 06:00, a service operates between Deansgate-Castlefield and Manchester Airport every 20 minutes.[5]

Ticket zones

Sale Water Park tram stop is located in Metrolink ticket zone 3.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Metrolink - Airport line". Transport for Greater Manchester. Archived from the original on 20 May 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Sale Water Park Metrolink station plans" (PDF). Transport for Greater Manchester. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  3. ^ ITV Granada News,
  4. ^ "Transport Statistics Greater Manchester 2017 Public Transport Section". TfGM. 5 December 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
  5. ^ "First and last tram times". TfGM. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Metrolink ticket zones map". TfGM. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
Preceding station   Manchester Metrolink   Following station Northern Moortowards Manchester AirportManchester Airport - Deansgate-Castlefield LineBarlow Moor Roadtowards Deansgate-Castlefield Northern Moortowards Manchester AirportManchester Airport – Victoria LineBarlow Moor Roadtowards Victoria