Woodsmoor railway station
|Number of platforms||2|
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|Key dates||Opened October 1990|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Woodsmoor from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
|UK Railways portal|
The station is ½ mile (800 m) from Stepping Hill Hospital.
The station has a manned ticket office on platform 1, which is staffed on a limited basis (weekday a.m peak only, 07:10 - 10:10). At other times tickets must be purchased on the train or prior to travel. There are standard waiting shelters on each side, whilst train running details are provided via CIS displays, automated announcements and timetable poster boards. Level access is only available to platform 1 (towards Stockport and Manchester).
A 3 trains per hour service operates towards Manchester Piccadilly northbound and Hazel Grove southbound Monday to Saturday daytime, with two trains per hour continuing to Buxton. During the evenings and all day Sundays, the service frequency drops to hourly to Buxton and twice-hourly to Manchester and Hazel Grove. Through running north of Manchester ceased at the May 2018 timetable change.
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