Bryn railway station

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This article is about the railway station in Wigan, England. For the railway station in Oslo, Norway, see Bryn railway station (Oslo).
Bryn National Rail
Bryn
Bryn railway station in 1989
Location
Place Bryn
Local authority Wigan
Coordinates 53°29′59″N 2°38′52″W / 53.4996°N 2.6477°W / 53.4996; -2.6477Coordinates: 53°29′59″N 2°38′52″W / 53.4996°N 2.6477°W / 53.4996; -2.6477
Grid reference SD571005
Operations
Station code BYN
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  79,638
2005/06 Increase 84,850
2006/07 Increase 92,213
2007/08 Decrease 90,250
2008/09 Increase 112,896
2009/10 Increase 128,994
2010/11 Increase 150,960
2011/12 Increase 176,950
2012/13 Decrease 172,428
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Greater Manchester
History
Key dates Opened 1 December 1869 (1 December 1869)
Original company Lancashire Union Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Bryn from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Bryn railway station is in Bryn, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. It is the nearest station to Ashton-In-Makerfield. The station is situated on Liverpool to Wigan Line. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern Rail.

Services[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes, there is a half-hourly service to Wigan North Western northbound and Liverpool Lime Street southbound. Evenings there is an hourly service in each direction.

There is no Sunday service.

History[edit]

The station in 1962

The station was opened on 1 December 1869 by the Lancashire Union Railway on their route between St Helens and Blackburn.

Future[edit]

The Liverpool to Manchester line electrification will encompass the entire Liverpool to Wigan route. This will allow electric trains to operate from Bryn to Liverpool, St Helens and Wigan.[1] Electrification is scheduled to be completed by December 2014.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Railway lines being electrified in £200m scheme". BBC News. BBC. 2009-12-14. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  2. ^ Network Rail

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Garswood   Northern Rail
Liverpool to Wigan Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Wigan North Western
Historical railways
Garswood   London and North Western Railway
Lancashire Union Railway
  Wigan
Amberswood (Hindley)