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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Blackburn/Preston platform: from Railway Road up a 70 metre ramp with handrail or up 28 steps with rest platform and handrail. Manchester platform: from Atlas Road up 1 low step to 60 metre ramp with handrail to platform.
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