Levenshulme railway station

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Levenshulme
National Rail
Levenshulme Station 1.jpg
Front entrance to Levenshulme Railway Station
LocationLevenshulme, Manchester
England
Grid referenceSJ872941
Managed byNorthern Trains
Transit authorityTransport for Greater Manchester
Platforms2
Other information
Station codeLVM
ClassificationDfT category E
Key dates
1 July 1910Station name changed from "Levenshulme and Burnage" to "Levenshulme"[1]
Passengers
2015/16Increase 0.513 million
2016/17Increase 0.593 million
2017/18Decrease 0.577 million
2018/19Decrease 0.530 million
2019/20Increase 0.542 million
Location
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

Levenshulme railway station is in Levenshulme, Manchester, England. The station is 3.1 miles (5 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly towards Stockport.

Four tracks go through the station, with the centre tracks used by fast trains and the outer by stopping trains.

Services[edit]

A Northern Rail Class 150 stops at the station.

As of December 2018, there are four trains per hour from Levenshulme in each direction during off-peak weekday hours and all day Saturdays.[2] The calling pattern is not, however, regular in either direction.

All northbound trains run to Manchester Piccadilly. Southbound trains run to Alderley Edge, Hazel Grove and Crewe (2tph to each), with one of the latter to Buxton.

On Sundays, there are two trains per hour to Hazel Grove, with hourly extensions to Buxton southbound and two per hour to Piccadilly. There are a few stops by local trains running between Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester.

Preceding station   National Rail National Rail   Following station
Northern Trains
Crewe-Manchester Line
Northern Trains
Stafford-Manchester Line
Northern Trains
Northern Trains
Mid-Cheshire Line

Signage[edit]

As well as English, the platform signs give the station name in Irish and Urdu, reflecting the immigrant communities from Ireland and Pakistan which live in the area.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minute No. 6359". Minutes of Meeting of the Superintendents' Conference (Report). London: Railway Clearing House. 2 July 1910. (Unpublished).
  2. ^ Table 84 & 86 National Rail timetable, December 2018
  3. ^ Railway Codes, 18 June 2019

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Coordinates: 53°26′40″N 2°11′34″W / 53.44444°N 2.19278°W / 53.44444; -2.19278