Upholland railway station
|Local authority||West Lancashire|
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|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 Upholland from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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Upholland railway station serves the small town of Upholland in the southern Lancashire/Wigan boundary area of England. It is on the Kirkby branch line from Wigan Wallgate and means the service (which is provided by Northern Rail, who also manage the station) runs through three counties on its journey from Wigan to Kirkby.
Upholland has been named in past Lancashire County Council reports as a possible site of a rail link to Skelmersdale, but as yet no firm plans have been made.
Upholland is served by one train per hour in each direction :
- Towards Manchester, there is a local service calling at:
- Towards Kirkby, there is a local service calling at:
The last services from Upholland towards Rainford, and Kirkby are at 18:41 hours (18:45 on a Saturday). The last direct service for all stations to Manchester Victoria via Wigan Wallgate is at 18:44 hours. With a later service for Orrell, Pemberton, and Wigan Walgate at 19:14.
There is no late evening service and no service on a Sunday. A normal service operates on most Bank holidays.
- Manchester to Southport & Kirkby Timetable 13 December 2009 - 22 May 2010 Northern Rail website; Retrieved 2010-02-9
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Kirkby Branch Line