Goostrey railway station

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Goostrey National Rail
Goostrey
Goostrey railway station
Location
Place Goostrey
Local authority Cheshire East
Grid reference SJ783695
Operations
Station code GTR
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   23,489
2005/06 Decrease 19,876
2006/07 Increase 20,766
2007/08 Increase 30,394
2008/09 Increase 33,778
2009/10 Increase 34,280
2010/11 Increase 38,380
2011/12 Decrease 38,092
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Goostrey from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Goostrey railway station serves the village of Goostrey in Cheshire, England. The station is on the Crewe to Manchester Line 10½ miles (16 km) north east of Crewe.

History[edit]

The station was built by the Manchester and Birmingham Railway Company as an intermediate station between Manchester and Crewe.

Service[edit]

There is generally an hourly service southbound to Crewe and northbound to Manchester Piccadilly via Stockport with one service a day to Manchester via Manchester Airport. The December 2008 timetable also saw the introduction of a regular 2-hourly Sunday service to Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe. Services are operated by Northern Rail.

Friends of Goostrey Station[edit]

A Friends Group was founded on 1 May 2012.

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 53°13′23″N 2°19′34″W / 53.223°N 2.326°W / 53.223; -2.326