Prestbury railway station

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Prestbury National Rail
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Prestbury Station from outside
Location
Place Prestbury
Local authority Cheshire East
Grid reference SJ904773
Operations
Station code PRB
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 44,814
2012/13 Increase 45,314
2013/14 Increase 48,388
2014/15 Decrease 47,148
2015/16 Increase 55,602
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Prestbury from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Prestbury railway station is an unstaffed station which serves the village of Prestbury, Cheshire, England. It was opened on 24 November 1845 by the London & North Western Railway.[1]

From 14 December 2008 trains operate on an hourly pattern, terminating at Stoke-on-Trent (southbound) or Manchester Piccadilly (northbound). Some early morning/late night services originate/terminate at Macclesfield. A number of services operate through to/from Deansgate.

Trains towards Stoke-on-Trent generally depart Prestbury at xx14 (Monday to Saturday) with an additional evening peak service at 17.44 (Monday to Friday only).[2]

Trains towards Manchester Piccadilly depart Prestbury at xx24 Mondays to Saturdays, however services before 09.00 are significantly different (Monday to Friday) with departures at 06.26, 06.57, 07.21, 07.44, 08.10 and 08.23. The 08.10 train from Macclesfield to Piccadilly is the only service not to call at Adlington, which calls at Prestbury, Poynton, Bramhall, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport and Piccadilly.

Northbound services towards Manchester Piccadilly generally call at Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme whereas most southbound services do not.

There are five services in each direction on Sundays.

On average 3 people use every train which stops at Prestbury.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Slater, John, ed. (April 1987). "Dearne Valley Railway". Why and Wherefore?. Railway Magazine. Vol. 133 no. 1032. Sutton, Surrey: Transport Press. p. 264. ISSN 0033-8923. 
  2. ^ Table 84 National Rail timetable, May 2016

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Coordinates: 53°17′35″N 2°08′42″W / 53.293°N 2.145°W / 53.293; -2.145