Hall i' th' Wood railway station

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Hall i' th' Wood National Rail
Hall i' th' Wood
Hall i' th' Wood station looking north
Location
Place Bolton
Local authority Bolton
Grid reference SD727112
Operations
Station code HID
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  37,646
2005/06 Increase 40,103
2006/07 Increase 43,664
2007/08 Increase 47,355
2008/09 Increase 66,960
2009/10 Increase 70,792
2010/11 Increase 86,024
2011/12 Increase 0.110 million
2012/13 Increase 0.128 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Greater Manchester
History
Key dates Opened September 1986 (September 1986)
Original company London Midland Region of British Railways
29 September 1986 Station opened
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hall i' th' Wood from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Hall i' th' Wood railway station /ˈælɪðwʊd/[1] is the last stop before Bolton on the Northern Rail franchise's Ribble Valley Line into Blackburn and Clitheroe in England.

The station opened on 29 September 1986.[2] It is located in the middle of a housing estate and forms an unofficial footpath between the two sides.[3] In March 2008 work began on a new car park for the station.[4]

The name is not a misprint - generations of local accents and dialects have ensured Hall i' th' Wood maintains its local spelling. It takes its name from the nearby Hall i' th' Wood, now a museum which is within walking distance of the station.

Services[edit]

The station has a basic hourly service in each direction (including Sundays), northwards to Blackburn & Clitheroe and southwards to Bolton & Manchester Victoria. Additional services call at peak periods.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolton attractions". Retrieved 25 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 112. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ "Secure transport route - Manchester to Clitheroe pilot". Department of Transport. 2006-01-26. Retrieved 2008-03-27. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Work starts on new rail station car parks". Leigh Journal. 2008-03-10. Retrieved 2008-03-27. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Bromley Cross   Northern Rail
Ribble Valley Line
  Bolton

Coordinates: 53°35′49″N 2°24′48″W / 53.5969°N 2.4132°W / 53.5969; -2.4132