Broadbottom train station is located on the Manchester-Glossop line. It serves Broadbottom in Greater Manchester with connections to Manchester Piccadilly and Hadfield, with fastest journey times of 23 minutes and 17 minutes respectively.
The train station at Broadbottom was originally opened in 1842 by the Sheffield, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Manchester Railway. The name of the station changed in 1845 to ‘Mottram’, then again in 1884 to ‘Mottram and Broadbottom’. In 1854 it finally reverted to its original name of Broadbottom.
Broadbottom itself was known for its mills and the area retains several interesting landmarks. These include a row of 18th century weavers’ cottages, and the impressive Etherow Viaduct which stretches for 422 feet (129 metres) over the nearby River Etherow.
Broadbottom train station today has two platforms and a footbridge over the line. There is a ticket office with limited opening hours located on platform one. Trains from Broadbottom depart every half hour in each direction on weekdays, and hourly on weekends. There are extra services during peak hours but some evening and peak trains terminate at Glossop.
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