Moston railway station

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Moston National Rail
Moston
Moston railway station, looking south
Location
Place Moston
Local authority Manchester
Grid reference SD887029
Operations
Station code MSO
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  48,733
2005/06 Increase 52,205
2006/07 Decrease 51,573
2007/08 Increase 57,546
2008/09 Increase 76,762
2009/10 Increase 89,032
2010/11 Increase 0.110 million
2011/12 Increase 0.140 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.134 million
History
February 1872 Station opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Moston from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Moston railway station serves Moston in Greater Manchester, England. It is 4 miles (6 km) north of Manchester Victoria on the Caldervale Line managed by Northern Rail.

Moston station opened in February 1872.[1] It is located on Hollinwood Avenue, in New Moston. It is unstaffed, the station buildings having been demolished in the late 1990s. Tickets must be purchased on the train.

Services[edit]

On Monday to Saturday daytimes, there is a half-hourly service to Manchester Victoria and Rochdale northbound. Alternate Manchester trains continue onwards to Salford Crescent, Bolton and Wigan, whilst there is now also an hourly service beyond Rochdale to Todmorden, Dewsbury and Leeds on the Caldervale Line.

In the evenings and on Sundays there is an hourly service to Manchester Victoria and Leeds via Bradford.

Gallery[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 164

References[edit]

  • Bairstow, Martin. The Manchester and Leeds Railway. 
  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Manchester Victoria   Northern Rail
Caldervale Line
  Mills Hill
Historical railways
Newton Heath
Line open, station closed
  L&YR   Middleton Junction
Line open, station closed


Coordinates: 53°31′24″N 2°10′16″W / 53.52333°N 2.17111°W / 53.52333; -2.17111