Pemberton railway station
|Pemberton railway station in 1989|
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|Number of platforms||2|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Pemberton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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The station is situated on the A571 Billinge Road. The platforms are at the bottom of two ramps (one on each side) which until recently was cobbled on the Kirkby bound platform. Once on the platform, the line underneath the bridge is obscured by overgrown trees.
Pemberton is served by major bus routes 631 and 632 operated by First Greater Manchester (every 10 minutes combined from Wigan town centre). The station is only served by one train an hour by Northern Rail from approximately 0630 until 19:30 Monday to Saturday.
There is an hourly service Monday to Saturday daytimes westbound to Kirkby at 56 minutes past each hour until 17:56, for connections with Liverpool Central and eastbound to Manchester Victoria at 50 minutes past each hour until 18:50. There is a later service towards Kirkby at 18:33 (18:37 on a Saturday). With a later service towards Wigan Wallgate with a connection for Hindley, Daisy Hill, Atherton, Walkden, Swinton, Salford Crescent, Salford Central, and Manchester Victoria at 19:20.
There is no late evening or Sunday service. A normal service operates on most Bank holidays.
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|Wigan Wallgate||Northern Rail
Kirkby Branch Line
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