Hoscar railway station

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Hoscar National Rail
Hoscar
Location
Place Lathom
Local authority West Lancashire
Grid reference SD469115
Operations
Station code HSC
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  2,070
2005/06 Decrease 1,512
2006/07 Increase 1,788
2007/08 Decrease 1,496
2008/09 Increase 1,530
2009/10 Decrease 1,268
2010/11 Increase 1,552
2011/12 Decrease 1,254
2012/13 Increase 1,600
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hoscar from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Hoscar railway station serves the rural village of Lathom, near the town of Burscough, Lancashire, England. The station stands between two level crossings: in Hoscar Moss Road and Frog Lane. 2,070 passengers used the station in 2004-5. 8 trains a day call on weekdays in each direction.

Trains run to Southport, Wigan Wallgate, Manchester Victoria, Bolton and Manchester Airport (peak hours only to the latter two)

The basic frequency of trains calling at Hoscar is every 2 hours. The last train to Southport is at 21:15 hours and the last service to Wigan Wallgate, Bolton, and Manchester Stations is at 22:35 hours. There is no Sunday service. A normal service operates on most bank holidays.

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Parbold   Northern Rail
Manchester-Southport Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Burscough Bridge

Coordinates: 53°35′49″N 2°48′14″W / 53.597°N 2.804°W / 53.597; -2.804