Urmston railway station
|Urmston Railway Station|
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|Original company||Cheshire Lines Committee|
|Pre-grouping||Cheshire Lines Committee|
|Post-grouping||Cheshire Lines Committee|
|2 September 1873||Station opened|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Urmston from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
Urmston railway station in Urmston is in the Trafford metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in the north west of England. The station is 5 1⁄2 miles (8.9 km) west of Manchester Oxford Road on the Manchester-Liverpool Line. The station, and all services calling there, is operated by Northern Rail.
A new building on the Manchester-bound platform houses the ticket office and a waiting room. The main station building on the Liverpool-bound platform was disused for many years in the 1990s, but was re-opened as a pub/restaurant in June 2008. The station is staffed part-time.
Services run half-hourly in both directions towards Chassen Road and Liverpool Lime Street to the west and towards Humphrey Park and Manchester Oxford Road in the east. Services run hourly on Sundays.
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|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Irlam on Sundays
Manchester to Liverpool Line
Deansgate on Sundays
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