* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Davenport from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
It was opened by the Stockport, Disley and Whaley Bridge Railway on 1 March 1858, as a result of a complaint from Colonel William Davenport, a local landowner, that the company had not honoured its initial promise to provide a station at Bramall Lane (at that time just outside the boundary of Stockport Borough). A small passenger station was opened and named Davenport. Trade was slight and it closed in September 1859, to be reopened on 1 January 1862
Monday to Saturday there is generally a half-hourly service from Davenport to Manchester Piccadilly northbound at xx:08 and xx:37 (the xx:37 continues to Preston). Southbound there are services to Hazel Grove at xx:09 and xx:39, (with the xx:09 continuing to Buxton).
Sunday services are hourly to Buxton and Manchester Piccadilly (with some extra services continiung to Preston) but times currently vary due to engineering works.