Situated a few miles away from Wigan Wallgate, Appley Bridge Railway Station connects the villages of Appley Bridge and Shevington with Greater Manchester via the Manchester-Southport Line. Monday through Saturday trains to Appley Bridge station run twice an hour with westbound services to Southport and eastbound to Wigan. Some services continue past Wigan to Manchester Victoria, Manchester Piccadilly, and Manchester Airport. After 19:30, trains continue running on an hourly basis. On Sundays, trains from Appley Bridge run hourly to Southport and Stockport via Manchester Piccadilly.
First opened in 1885, the original stone Appley Bridge station is a Grade II listed property and is no longer in use. The current station is unmanned, and passengers may purchase tickets from a ticket machine in the station. There is step-free access available to both platforms, and information about trains to Appley Bridge is available through both phone and timetable posters. Rail replacement buses pick up and drop off from the stops on Appley Lane North, close to the station approach road.
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||Northern Rail|
|Car parking spaces||15|
|Cycle storage spaces||5|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>5 BLUC lockers available</p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
To Manchester : Step free access from the car park up slight incline through a 3ft wide gate onto the platform. To Southport : Down a path (150 paces) from Appley Lane North to the right of the bridge and onto the platform. The path is level for the most part but slopes at 1:10 towards the platform. To change platforms requires 300 metre walk over footbridge.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
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