Adlington railway station (Cheshire)

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Adlington (Cheshire)
National Rail
Adlington Railway Station.jpg
LocationAdlington, Cheshire, Cheshire East
England
Grid referenceSJ911803
Managed byNorthern Trains
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeADC
ClassificationDfT category E
History
Opened24 November 1845
Passengers
2015/16Increase 28,390
2016/17Increase 30,316
2017/18Increase 33,152
2018/19Decrease 31,390
2019/20Decrease 27,278
Location
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Adlington (Cheshire) railway station serves the village of Adlington in Cheshire, England.

It was manned for many years but is now unstaffed. The station building is privately owned. There is a ticket machine, which passengers must use to obtain a promise to pay or purchase their ticket before boarding the train.

History[edit]

Opened by the London and North Western Railway, it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The line then passed on to the London Midland Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. When Sectorisation was introduced, the station was served by Regional Railways until the Privatisation of British Railways.

Service[edit]

From 14 December 2008 trains operate on an hourly pattern, terminating at Stoke-on-Trent (southbound) or Manchester Piccadilly (northbound). Some early morning/late night services originate/terminate at Macclesfield.[1]

There are six trains each way on Sundays.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Table 84 National Rail timetable, December 2018

References[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Station on navigable O.S. map

External links[edit]

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern Trains
Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester Piccadilly
(Local stopping service)

Coordinates: 53°19′12″N 2°08′02″W / 53.320°N 2.134°W / 53.320; -2.134