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Handforth train station serves the village of Handforth, Cheshire, with regular Northern service on the Crewe to Manchester Line. During the week, two trains from Handforth operate per hour in each direction between Alderley Edge and Manchester Piccadilly or Crewe and Manchester. In the evenings, service becomes hourly between Crewe and Manchester only. On Sundays, hourly services operate to both Manchester and Alderley Edge with continuing service to Crewe. Additionally, the 130 bus stops just outside Handforth Station, which also serves Alderley Edge, Cheadle, East Didsbury, Manchester Piccadilly and Macclesfield among others.

Station facilities at Handforth include bicycle lockers and stands with CCTV monitoring, allowing passengers to easily store their cycles ahead of travel. There's a ticket office staffed part-time until the mid-afternoon. For ticket purchase outside this time, customers should look to buy their tickets on board or online. Public WiFi access is available throughout the station. There are waiting shelters and bench seating on both platforms. Neither platform has step-free access.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:20 - 13:20
Saturday 06:20 - 13:20
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 storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="2 cycle lockers and 6 cycle stand parking spaces">2 cycle lockers and 6 cycle stands</span>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Access to both platforms via separate flight of stairs from forecourt on road overbridge

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

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Departures and arrivals from Handforth

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Handforth station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:162On time
to CreweNorthern06:251Scheduled
to Alderley EdgeNorthern07:061On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern07:192Scheduled
to CreweNorthern07:281Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CreweNorthern06:162On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:251Scheduled
from Wigan North WesternNorthern07:051On time
from CreweNorthern07:192Scheduled
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern07:281Scheduled
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