Styal railway station
|Local authority||Cheshire East|
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Styal from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The station was opened in 1909 with the construction of the line from Wilmslow to Manchester London Road (now Piccadilly).
It won numerous best-kept station garden awards in the 1940s and 1950s under stationmasters Mott, Hilton and Jackson. The garden is long abandoned but there were plans to uncover and restore some of it in spring 2011.
A petition was created to seek a resumption of a morning commuter service to Manchester and daytime services to serve HMP Styal and National Trust Styal and local residents.
Styal enjoyed a half-hourly service in each direction until the mid-1990s. The construction of the airport rail link in 1993 saw services reduced towards the October 2011 current level of three trains daily in each direction Monday-Saturday: southbound services increased to five daily from 11 December 2011. On Sundays there are trains every two hours in each direction.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Styal railway station.|
- Train times and station information for Styal railway station from National Rail
- Friends of Styal Station website Giving news and history : access to petition
- Crewe-Manchester Community Rail Partnership
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|