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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
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
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
WheelchairsUnavailable
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 BlackburnNorthern15:18Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern15:52Scheduled
to SouthportNorthern16:15Late
to SouthportNorthern16:34On time
to BlackburnNorthern16:37Late
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportNorthern15:18Scheduled
from SouthportNorthern15:51Scheduled
from BlackburnNorthern16:15Late
from LeedsNorthern16:34On time
from SouthportNorthern16:36Late

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