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Gathurst train station was built in 1855. Since then, the main station building has become the Gathurst Station Inn Pub. The station has two platforms — platform 1 is accessible via the station car park, which can be used by wheelchair users unaided. Platform 2 is accessible via a sloped pathway leading from Gathurst Road. The station has services running Eastbound towards Manchester Victoria and Westbound towards Southport. Trains to Manchester Victoria arrive at Gathurst every hour from Monday to Friday, and this service increases in the mornings to accommodate morning commuters. This service during the weekend requires changes and can include non-rail journeys. From Platform 2 all services head Westbound and arrive once per hour from Monday to Sunday.

The local town of Wigan is just a 5-minute journey away from Gathurst train station. Facilities at this station are limited, but both platforms have shelters available for passengers awaiting their train. Unfortunately, there's no ticket office or ticket machine available at this station. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
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 spaces5
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

To Manchester : Level access from the car park. To Southport : Along a ramp (80 paces, 1:10 slope) to the right of the bridge, through a 3ft wide gate onto the platform. Or, from the car park, down the station approach road, along the ramp (80 paces, 1:10 slope) to the right of the bridge, through a 3ft wide gate

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

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Departures and arrivals from Gathurst

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Gathurst station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Alderley EdgeNorthern23:581Early
to Alderley EdgeNorthern07:43Scheduled
to SouthportNorthern08:002On time
to StalybridgeNorthern08:021On time
to SouthportNorthern08:372On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportNorthern23:581Early
from SouthportNorthern07:43Scheduled
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern08:002On time
from SouthportNorthern08:021On time
from StalybridgeNorthern08:372On time
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