* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Manchester United Football Ground from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
The station has a direct connection to the Old Trafford football stadium and the platform is adjacent to the south stand of the stadium. The station is not a regularly served stop on the line and is only open on match days – when Northern Rail run services to the halt; Northern Rail also manage and operate the single platform. Services are operated by Class 323 units.
Under proposed public transport improvements for Greater Manchester, the station would be closed and replaced with a new station a short distance away in White City, where regular services would stop.