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Burnley Manchester Road train station is in Burnley, Lancashire, on the Calder Valley Line. It is one of four stations serving the town. Hourly services depart from Burnley Manchester Road, connecting the station to Blackburn, Manchester, Leeds, York and Blackpool. The fastest direct services to Blackburn take 17 minutes, and trains to Blackpool South take 1 hour 2 minutes.  Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria is a journey of 52 minutes.  

Burnley Manchester Road train station opened in 1866 as a replacement for the existing station at Thorneybank. It has two platforms, each accessed by a ramp from Manchester Road, and a staffed ticket office with toilets on platform two. The current platforms replaced the originals, which were demolished after the station closed in 1973. The station which stands today reopened in 1986.  

Burnley itself has a history of industry; it was a major producer of cotton and engineering and retains a reputation as an important manufacturing town. In 2013 it was named the most enterprising area in the UK by the UK government.  

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:35 - 21:45
Saturday 06:35 - 21:45
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
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
Information Systems
  • Departure screens
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 spaces50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Station is unstaffed. However no access problems for disabled or wheelchair bound customers as the access to the platforms is via the ramps.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Burnley Manchester Road

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Burnley Manchester Road station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SouthportNorthern13:352Late
to BlackburnNorthern13:521On time
to Blackpool NorthNorthern14:071On time
to YorkNorthern14:152On time
to SouthportNorthern14:322On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BlackburnNorthern13:342Late
from SouthportNorthern13:521On time
from YorkNorthern14:071On time
from Blackpool NorthNorthern14:152On time
from BlackburnNorthern14:312On time
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