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Open since 1848, Kidsgrove train station was originally given the name Harecastle. It wasn't until 1966 that is was given its current title. The station sits in the town of Kidsgrove, Staffordshire and is owned by Network Rail. The services and operations, however, are managed by East Midlands Trains. London Northwestern Railway and Northern also provide a service that stops at Kidsgrove station. Services are available to stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent. Monday to Friday three trains arrive per hour en route to Stoke-on-Trent, this service drops slightly during the weekend. The fastest journey time for this route is approximately 8 minutes. The city of Manchester can be reached in less than 1 hour from Kidsgrove, stops along this route include Macclesfield, Bramhall, Stockport and Heaton Chapel.

The station has four platforms in total. A ticket office is available at the station, but opening times are limited. Only platform 1 offers step-free access all the other platforms are accessible via a footbridge and steps. Facilities are limited, with a shelter available on Platform 1, and outdoor seating can be found between platform 2 and 3. The station has a car park and a fee must be paid to use this facility.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: None
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 12:30
Saturday 06:10 - 12:30
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces53
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£73.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level to Manchester to Stoke on Trent bound platform only. Access to all other platforms via footbridge only.

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

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Departures and arrivals from Kidsgrove

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Kidsgrove station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains06:15On time
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway06:21Scheduled
to Stoke-on-TrentNorthern06:251On time
to Blackpool NorthNorthern06:38Scheduled
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern07:062Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CreweWest Midlands Trains06:15On time
from CreweEast Midlands Railway06:20Scheduled
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern06:251On time
from Stoke-on-TrentNorthern06:37Scheduled
from Stoke-on-TrentNorthern07:052Scheduled
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