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Burscough Bridge train station is a stop on the Manchester-Southport Line, one of two railway stations serving Burscough in Lancashire. Trains to Manchester depart every 30 minutes, with a journey time of around an hour to either Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria stations. In the other direction, trains to Southport take a minimum of 14 minutes. Sunday trains from Burscough depart hourly.  

Burscough Bridge train station was opened in 1855 and several of the original buildings still stand, though these are now privately owned. It has two platforms and both can be accessed by steps from the nearby Liverpool Road or directly from the adjacent car parks. Local transport connections can be made at the bus stop just outside the station for passengers wishing to continue to Burscough JunctionA small station café and ticket office existed at the station between 2005 and 2016 but closed due to lack of funding. However, the cafes and shops at the Burscough Wharf retail development are just a short walk away. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 18:00
Saturday 08:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces19
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p><span>10 cycle stand spaces</span></p> <p>9 lockers (non available - all in use)</p> <p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="9 lockers and 10 cycle stand parking spaces"></span></p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Wigan/Manchester platform: step free access down 40 metre slope from Station Approach or down 26 steps with rest platform and handrail from Liverpool Road North. Southport platform: step free access from side road or down 26 steps with rest platform and handrail from Liverpool Road North. This station is not recommended for the severely mobility impaired due to the low height of the platform causing a high step onto the train.

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

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Departures and arrivals from Burscough Bridge

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Burscough Bridge station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to StalybridgeNorthern11:481On time
to SouthportNorthern11:552Late
to SouthportNorthern12:152Late
to Alderley EdgeNorthern12:301On time
to StalybridgeNorthern12:501On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportNorthern11:471On time
from StalybridgeNorthern11:542Late
from Alderley EdgeNorthern12:142Late
from SouthportNorthern12:291On time
from SouthportNorthern12:491On time
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