Gatley railway station

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Gatley National Rail
Gatley railway station.jpg
Gatley station
Location
PlaceGatley
Local authorityStockport
Grid referenceSJ847886
Operations
Station codeGTY
Managed byNorthern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13Increase 0.291 million
2013/14Increase 0.309 million
2014/15Increase 0.310 million
2015/16Increase 0.320 million
2016/17Increase 0.357 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTEGreater Manchester
History
1909Opened
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 Gatley from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Gatley railway station is on the Styal Line between Slade Lane Junction in Longsight, Manchester and Wilmslow, Cheshire. Opened by the London & North Western Railway in 1909, it was known as Gatley for Cheadle before being renamed Gatley on 6 May 1974.[1] It serves Gatley, a commuter suburb in Stockport, Greater Manchester. The station is operated by Northern with services from Liverpool Lime Street and Preston to Manchester Airport and Crewe via Wilmslow stopping here.[2] Some peak TransPennine Express services to and from Manchester Airport also stop at Gatley.

Gatley railway station, under construction in 1908

The station is on the A560 Gatley Road and has a car park. The ticket office and waiting room, on the Manchester-bound platform, are only open in the morning.

The station re-opened on 28 January 2007 after reconstruction of the platforms and work to replace the ramp access to them. 2010 saw the installation of electronic train service information screens on each platform.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slater, J.N., ed. (July 1974). "Notes and News: Stations renamed by LMR". Railway Magazine. London: IPC Transport Press Ltd. 120 (879): 363. ISSN 0033-8923.
  2. ^ GB eNRT 2015-16 Edition, Table 85

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Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Manchester Airport   TransPennine Express
North TransPennine
  Manchester Piccadilly
Heald Green   Northern
Styal Line
  East Didsbury
Heald Green   Northern
Manchester to Preston line
  Burnage

Coordinates: 53°23′34″N 2°13′51″W / 53.392907°N 2.230836°W / 53.392907; -2.230836