Gorton train station was opened in 1842, and re-sited and renamed as Gorton and Openshaw in 1906. The name was changed back to Gorton train station in 1926. Serving the Gorton district in Manchester, Gorton station is situated on the Manchester-Glossop Line. Popular stops on the eastbound services include Hadfield, Rose Hill Marple and Glossop, while the westbound services head directly to the busy Manchester Piccadilly station.
Since 1923, Gorton train station has been operated by the London and North Eastern Railway. Though it originally had four platforms, only two now remain in use. Although the station does have a ticket office, it is only staffed part-time and closed on Sundays. During all other times, tickets can be bought either in advance or on board the train as there are no ticket machines. Though Gorton station has limited amenities, waiting shelters are available for passengers for rainy days. There is also a payphone and step-free access coverage to the platforms and the ticket office.
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|Weekdays||06:25 - 13:30|
|Saturday||07:00 - 14:10|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Unavailable|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
Along a ramp (55 paces, 1:14 slope) leading to the ticket office, then to Manchester straight ahead along a further ramp (67 paces, 1:8 slope) onto the platform. Then to Glossop from ticket office, turn right and across a footbridge (30 paces), and either follow down the ramp 100 paces, 1:15 slope for most of its length) straight onto the platform. Or, turn left and down 28 steps onto the platform.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
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