Urmston railway station

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Urmston National Rail
Urmston
Urmston Railway Station
Location
Place Urmston
Local authority Trafford
Coordinates 53°26′54″N 2°21′13″W / 53.4483°N 2.3536°W / 53.4483; -2.3536Coordinates: 53°26′54″N 2°21′13″W / 53.4483°N 2.3536°W / 53.4483; -2.3536
Grid reference SJ766946
Operations
Station code URM
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2005/06   0.206 million
2006/07 Decrease 0.198 million
2007/08 Increase 0.202 million
2008/09 Increase 0.239 million
2009/10 Increase 0.244 million
2010/11 Increase 0.253 million
2011/12 Increase 0.277 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.275 million
2013/14 Increase 0.305 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Greater Manchester
History
Original company Cheshire Lines Committee
Pre-grouping Cheshire Lines Committee
Post-grouping Cheshire Lines Committee
2 September 1873 (1873-09-02) Station opened
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* 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.
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Urmston railway station in Urmston is in the Trafford metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in the north west of England. The station is 5 12 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.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Cheshire Lines Committee on 2 September 1873.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The Victorian ticket office is now 'The Steamhouse', a pub/restaurant

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[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 238. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Chassen Road
Irlam on Sundays
  Northern Rail
Manchester to Liverpool Line
  Humphrey Park
Deansgate on Sundays