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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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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:25 - 13:30
Saturday 07:00 - 14:10
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
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 storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole 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 accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Gorton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Gorton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:162On time
to Rose Hill MarpleNorthern06:41On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:422On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern07:152On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern07:38On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from HadfieldNorthern06:162On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:41On time
from HadfieldNorthern06:422On time
from HadfieldNorthern07:152On time
from Rose Hill MarpleNorthern07:38On time
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