Woodsmoor railway station

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Woodsmoor National Rail
Woodsmoor Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place Woodsmoor
Local authority Stockport
Grid reference SJ906877
Operations
Station code WSR
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13 Increase 0.187 million
2013/14 Increase 0.209 million
2014/15 Increase 0.219 million
2015/16 Increase 0.233 million
2016/17 Increase 0.254 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Greater Manchester
History
Key dates Opened October 1990 (October 1990)
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* 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.
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Woodsmoor railway station is on the Buxton Line in Woodsmoor, a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. It was opened by British Rail in 1990.

The station is ½ mile (800 m) from Stepping Hill Hospital.

Facilities[edit]

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).[1]

Service[edit]

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.[2] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woodsmoor station facilities National Rail Enquiries
  2. ^ Table 86 National Rail timetable, May 2018

External links[edit]

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Coordinates: 53°23′10″N 2°08′30″W / 53.3862°N 2.14155°W / 53.3862; -2.14155