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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.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces15
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces5
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>5 BLUC lockers available</p>
Step-free accessWhole 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 accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

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Departures and arrivals from Appley Bridge

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Appley Bridge station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Wigan WallgateNorthern23:331On time
to SouthportNorthern23:332On time
to SouthportNorthern06:202Scheduled
to Alderley EdgeNorthern06:40Scheduled
to SouthportNorthern06:462Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportNorthern23:321On time
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern23:332On time
from Wigan WallgateNorthern06:202Scheduled
from SouthportNorthern06:40Scheduled
from Wigan WallgateNorthern06:462Scheduled
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