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Most trains to Ashton-under-Lyne travel on the Huddersfield Line from Manchester Victoria to the Yorkshire town, while others head to Stalybridge, and some Manchester trains continue on to Wigan Wallgate and Southport. For arrivals heading further afield, the Ashton-under-Lyne Metrolink station, for tram services, is a three-minute walk west of the railway station, passing through the site of the original 1846 station, which has long been removed to make space for the car park. Many of the town's landmark 19th-century buildings, however, still stand in testament to the prosperity brought to the area by the Industrial Revolution. And the history of industry and trade in the town is explored in the Portland Basin Museum, south of the town centre. Today the heart of Ashton-under-Lyne is the shopping precinct opposite the station, The Arcades, and the market, which is open six days a week and just a three-minute walk away from the station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:55 - 20:05
Saturday 06:55 - 20:05
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
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 spaces25
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Kerb at station front, through the underpass (20 paces), turn right and up a ramp (42 paces, 1:8 slope) to the ticket office. Lift also available during hours of staffing from underpass to platform. Lifts available 06:50-20:05 Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

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Ashton-under-Lyne is a raised station with the station concourse standing between the two platforms. This is reached from ground level via a subway and a ramp, with a lift for step-free access. The concourse houses the ticket office, toilets and vending machines. Westbound trains to Manchester and Wigan depart from platform 1, and eastbound trains to Stalybridge and Huddersfield from platform 2. The bus station and Metrolink are under five-minutes' walk away.

Departures and arrivals from Ashton-under-Lyne

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Ashton-under-Lyne station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Wigan North WesternNorthern06:34Scheduled
to StalybridgeNorthern07:022On time
to SouthportNorthern07:361On time
to StalybridgeNorthern08:03On time
to SouthportNorthern08:341On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from StalybridgeNorthern06:33Scheduled
from Wigan WallgateNorthern07:012On time
from StalybridgeNorthern07:351On time
from SouthportNorthern08:03On time
from StalybridgeNorthern08:331On time
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