Heaton Chapel railway station

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Heaton Chapel National Rail
Heaton Chapel
Location
Place Heaton Chapel
Local authority Stockport
Grid reference SJ881921
Operations
Station code HTC
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05   0.251 million
2005/06 Increase 0.340 million
2006/07 Increase 0.354 million
2007/08 Increase 0.395 million
2008/09 Increase 0.461 million
2009/10 Increase 0.494 million
2010/11 Increase 0.570 million
2011/12 Increase 0.610 million
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Heaton Chapel from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Heaton Chapel railway station serves the Heaton Chapel and Heaton Moor districts of Stockport, in Greater Manchester.

The station is 4½ miles (7 km) south of Manchester Piccadilly towards Stockport

The station was renamed from Heaton Chapel & Heaton Moor to Heaton Chapel on 6 May 1974.[1]

The station is covered by a Ditra Systems Public Address System (PA), voiced by Phil Sayer.

Service[edit]

Four trains per hour go from Heaton Chapel towards Manchester Piccadilly northbound. These services come from Crewe, Chester, Stoke-on-Trent and Alderley Edge (hourly from each). There are also three Mon-Fri peak period calls by Hazel Grove to Blackpool North services and two from Buxton trains.

There are also four trains each hour from Piccadilly to Stockport southbound, which then continue forward to one of Alderley Edge, Buxton, Crewe or Hazel Grove. There are additional Crewe & Buxton services in the evening business peak, plus a single service to Chinley via Hazel Grove.

During the evening and on Sundays, there are two trains per hour to Manchester and hourly trains to Crewe (some hours Alderley Edge on Sunday) and Buxton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slater, J.N., ed. (July 1974). "Notes and News: Stations renamed by LMR". Railway Magazine (London: IPC Transport Press Ltd) 120 (879): 363. ISSN 0033-8923. 

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Coordinates: 53°25′33″N 2°10′45″W / 53.4259°N 2.1793°W / 53.4259; -2.1793