Humphrey Park railway station

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Humphrey Park National Rail
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Location
Place Stretford
Local authority Trafford
Coordinates 53°27′08″N 2°19′37″W / 53.4523°N 2.327°W / 53.4523; -2.327Coordinates: 53°27′08″N 2°19′37″W / 53.4523°N 2.327°W / 53.4523; -2.327
Grid reference SJ783951
Operations
Station code HUP
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 30,632
2012/13 Decrease 24,540
2013/14 Increase 30,782
2014/15 Increase 32,756
2015/16 Increase 35,070
History
Original company London Midland Region of British Railways
15 October 1984 Station opened
National RailUK railway stations
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Humphrey Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Humphrey Park railway station is in the Trafford metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in the north west of England. The station opened on 15 October 1984[1][2] by British Rail as an experimental station is 4 14 miles (6.8 km) west of Manchester Oxford Road on the Manchester-Liverpool Line. The station and all services calling there are operated by Northern.

Facilities[edit]

The station has no station building, no ticket machines and no staff. Each platform has waiting shelters, with seating available on only one side (towards Liverpool) and a phone available on the opposite platform that takes only debit or credit cards, not cash (towards Manchester).[3] Step-free access is available to both platforms via ramps from the road below. Train running information can be obtained from timetable posters and by phone.

Services[edit]

Services run every two hours in each direction, towards Urmston and Liverpool Lime Street to the west and towards Trafford Park and Manchester Oxford Road in the east. Extra half-hourly services call at this station during the peak-hours, but there is no Sunday service.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GMTS Summary of Events 1974-1985". GMTS. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 125. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ "Humphrey Park Information". National Rail Enquiries. Retrieved 2007-12-14. 
  4. ^ GB eNRT, December 2016-May 2017 Edition, Table 89

External links[edit]


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