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Darwen railway station has long served the little town of Darwen in Lancashire. It was opened in the mid-19th century by the Bolton, Blackburn, Clotheroe & West Yorkshire Railway. When you arrive via Bolton, the train passes through a 1.2-mile tunnel through the East Lancashire hills. Today, the stations and the trains that pass through are managed by Northern and the two platforms are served by the Ribble Valley Line. It’s an unstaffed station which includes waiting shelters, ticket machines, and electronic displays with passenger information. Each of the platforms also have step-free access. There are two direct trains to Blackburn in 8 minutes and to Bolton in 20 minutes.

When you step off the train at Darwen, there are plenty of little restaurants or cosy pubs to grab a bite to eat. Alternatively, if you head to the Darwen Library Theatre, you can catch one of the year-round productions.

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Departures and arrivals from Darwen

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Darwen station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RochdaleNorthern06:261On time
to ClitheroeNorthern06:262On time
to BlackburnNorthern06:532On time
to RochdaleNorthern06:551On time
to RochdaleNorthern07:251Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BlackburnNorthern06:251On time
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern06:262On time
from ClitheroeNorthern06:521On time
from RochdaleNorthern06:532On time
from ClitheroeNorthern07:241Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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