Chassen Road railway station

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Chassen Road National Rail
Chassen road railway station manchester.jpg
Location
PlaceFlixton
Local authorityTrafford
Coordinates53°26′46″N 2°22′05″W / 53.4461°N 2.3681°W / 53.4461; -2.3681Coordinates: 53°26′46″N 2°22′05″W / 53.4461°N 2.3681°W / 53.4461; -2.3681
Grid referenceSJ756944
Operations
Station codeCSR
Managed byNorthern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Increase 43,492
2014/15Increase 44,410
2015/16Increase 48,020
2016/17Increase 50,430
2017/18Decrease 49,210
History
Original companyCheshire Lines Committee
Post-groupingCheshire Lines Committee
10 September 1934 (1934-09-10)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 Chassen Road from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Chassen Road railway station is in the Trafford metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in the north west of England. The station was opened by the Cheshire Lines Committee on 10 September 1934.[1] The station, and all services calling there, is operated by Northern. The station is 6.2 miles (10 km) west of Manchester Oxford Road on the southern route of the two Manchester to Liverpool Lines, formerly known as the Cheshire Lines Committee line.

Facilities[edit]

The station has a very small ticket office on the Manchester-bound platform which is open on weekday mornings only (06:55 to 10:00). Tickets must be purchased on the train or in advance at all other times.

Each platform has a small covered waiting area and step-free access from the road via ramps. Train running information is provided by timetable posters and telephone.[2]

Services[edit]

Services are roughly every two hours in each direction, towards Flixton and Liverpool Lime Street to the west and towards Urmston and Manchester Oxford Road in the east. Extra services call at this station during the peak-hours, however the station is closed on Sundays.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 58. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ Chassen Road station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 12 December 2016
  3. ^ GB eNRT December 2016 Edition, Table 89

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Flixton   Northern
Manchester to Liverpool Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Urmston