Reddish North railway station

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Reddish North National Rail
Reddish North railway station in 1989.jpg
Reddish North railway station in 1989
Location
Place Reddish
Local authority Stockport
Grid reference SJ897947
Operations
Station code RDN
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
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Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  80,880
2005/06 Increase 89,086
2006/07 Increase 91,259
2007/08 Increase 98,456
2008/09 Increase 110,478
2009/10 Increase 119,690
2010/11 Increase 138,080
2011/12 Increase 151,198
2012/13 Increase 164,598
2013/14 Increase 173,908
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Greater Manchester
History
Key dates Opened 1875 (1875)
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Reddish North from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Reddish North railway station is one of the two stations serving the town of Reddish, in Stockport, England, the other being Reddish South railway station.

It was built by the "Sheffield and Midland Railway Companies' Committee" in 1875 on the line between New Mills and Manchester London Road (now Piccadilly).

As a joint venture of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway and the Midland Railway it was a shorter route than the previous one through Hyde Junction and was used by the latter's main line expresses from London St Pancras, until 1880 when they began running via Stockport Tiviot Dale into Manchester Central

Originally simply "Reddish" it became Reddish North in 1951. Some of the original buildings have disappeared over time. The original station yard, with goods shed, is intact (though without rails) and is currently used by a timber merchant. Although the original mileposts along this section were maintained by the Great Central Railway, the mileages are measured from Rowsley on the Midland Railway line, contrary to the latter's normal practice of measuring from St Pancras.

Service[edit]

Monday to Saturday daytimes two trains per hour head northbound to Manchester Piccadilly and two southbound towards New Mills Central (or Sheffield on certain services).

Evenings there is an hourly service in each direction. Sundays there is a two-hourly service in each direction with southbound services extending to Sheffield.

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Coordinates: 53°26′56″N 2°09′22″W / 53.449°N 2.156°W / 53.449; -2.156