Upholland railway station

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Upholland National Rail
Upholland
Location
Place Upholland
Local authority West Lancashire
Coordinates 53°31′41″N 2°44′28″W / 53.528°N 2.741°W / 53.528; -2.741Coordinates: 53°31′41″N 2°44′28″W / 53.528°N 2.741°W / 53.528; -2.741
Grid reference SD509037
Operations
Station code UPL
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  13,922
2005/06 Increase 15,094
2006/07 Increase 16,796
2007/08 Increase 17,001
2008/09 Increase 17,852
2009/10 Decrease 17,746
2010/11 Increase 20,732
2011/12 Increase 25,400
2012/13 Decrease 24,030
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* 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.

Service[edit]

Upholland is served by one train per hour in each direction :

  • Towards Manchester, there is a local service calling at:
Orrell, Pemberton, Wigan Wallgate, Ince, Hindley, Daisy Hill, Hag Fold, Atherton, Walkden, Moorside, Swinton, Salford Crescent, Salford Central and Manchester Victoria.
  • Towards Kirkby, there is a local service calling at:
Rainford and Kirkby.

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.[1]

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External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Orrell   Northern Rail
Kirkby Branch Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Rainford