Chorley Interchange

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Chorley Interchange
Stagecoach Gold 125 Enviro 400 at Chorley.jpg
A Stagecoach Gold Alexander Dennis Enviro 400, departing Chorley Interchange on Chorley's Route 125 in December 2015.
Location Clifford Street, Chorley
Chorley
Coordinates 53°39′10″N 2°37′42″W / 53.6528°N 2.6282°W / 53.6528; -2.6282Coordinates: 53°39′10″N 2°37′42″W / 53.6528°N 2.6282°W / 53.6528; -2.6282
Operated by Stagecoach in Chorley
Bus stands 15
Bus operators Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, Arriva North West, Blackburn Bus Company and Preston Bus
Connections Chorley railway station (adjacent)
Other information
Website http://www.stagecoachbus.com/merseyside
History
Opened 2004[1]
Location
Chorley Interchange is located in the Borough of Chorley
Chorley Interchange
Chorley Interchange
Location within the Borough of Chorley

Chorley Interchange is a bus station located in the town of Chorley, Lancashire. The station links up to the nearby Chorley railway station and replaces the former bus station, which was demolished in 2003.[2] The station is owned by Lancashire County Council[3] and operated by Stagecoach in Chorley.[citation needed]

The Interchange opened in 2004[1] at a cost of £3m.[4] Its facilities include an enclosed passenger waiting area, travel and tourist information, a coffee shop, a newsagents and a taxi rank.

The interchange previously had an electronic destination display for both bus and rail services although this has been disabled.

Bus services[edit]

The majority of services that serve Chorley Interchange are run by Stagecoach in Chorley with the remainder of services run by Arriva North West, Blackburn Bus Company and a small amount by Preston Bus and Tyrers of Adlington. Buses go from Chorley to Blackburn, Bolton, Leyland, Manchester, Ormskirk, Preston and Southport, along with several local services previously (until 2011) branded as Network Chorley.

As of April 3rd 2016 the bus services are as follows:

Train services[edit]

Chorley Interchange is served by trains operated by Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express. Northern Rail run services to Blackpool North, Preston, Bolton, Manchester (Piccadilly and Victoria), Stockport and Hazel Grove.

First TransPennine Express also run services to Blackpool, Preston, Bolton and Manchester, also serving Manchester Airport, Barrow, Carlisle, Glasgow Central and Edinburgh Waverley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Train Services - Interchanges". Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Station demolition will start 'in weeks'". Chorley Guardian. Johnston Publishing. 28 May 2003. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Jacobs, Bill (13 March 2017). "Bus station U-turn will cost county £1.5million in lost fees from Accrington, Nelson, Chorley and Preston". Lancashire Telegraph. Newsquest. Retrieved 14 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Bus Services - Chorley Interchange". Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 

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