Whalley railway station

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Whalley National Rail
Whalley
Location
Place Whalley
Local authority Ribble Valley
Grid reference SD729365
Operations
Station code WHE
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  48,977
2005/06 Increase 54,131
2006/07 Increase 61,822
2007/08 Increase 65,200
2008/09 Decrease 64,408
2009/10 Increase 71,052
2010/11 Increase 77,740
2011/12 Increase 86,746
2012/13 Increase 90,048
History
Key dates Opened May 1994 (May 1994)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Whalley from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Whalley railway station serves the village of Whalley in Lancashire, England. The station lies on the Ribble Valley Line 7 14 miles (11.7 km) north of Blackburn. The station has two platforms, slightly offset from each other.

History[edit]

The station opened in 1850. It was closed in September 1962 by the British Transport Commission, but reopened with the rest of the line in 1994.

Services[edit]

There is generally an hourly service daily northbound to Clitheroe and southbound to Blackburn, and Manchester Victoria with extra trains during peak hours.

This Service also calls at:

On Sundays in the summer, one or two trains operate from Preston or Blackpool North along the Ribble Valley Line via Clitheroe to Hellifield railway station and onwards towards Settle and Carlisle.

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Langho   Northern Rail
Ribble Valley Line
  Clitheroe

Coordinates: 53°49′26″N 2°24′43″W / 53.824°N 2.412°W / 53.824; -2.412