Moorside railway station
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Key dates||Opened 1888|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Moorside from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Moorside is one of the local stations that lie on the Atherton Line between Wigan and Manchester. The station is located 6 1⁄2 miles (10.5 km) west of Manchester Victoria with regular Northern Rail services to these towns as well as Salford, Walkden, Atherton and Hindley.
Moorside is the least used station on the Atherton Line.
Monday to Saturday daytimes, there is generally an hourly service southbound towards Manchester Victoria and northbound towards Wigan Wallgate & Kirkby respectively. Additional trains call during the weekday peak period, which operate on the Manchester–Wigan–Southport service.
Evenings there is an hourly service in each direction to Manchester Victoria and Wigan.
There is now an hourly Sunday service in each direction on Sundays although the service only runs between 10 am and 6 pm and only goes up to Wigan.
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