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Trains to Littleborough

Hugging the banks of the Rochdale Canal, trains into Littleborough station, on the Calder Valley Line between Todmorden and Rochdale, is the last station on the line within the Greater Manchester area. The usual off-peak service includes trains every half hour to Manchester Victoria and, in the opposite direction, to Todmorden, continuing alternately to Leeds (via Dewsbury) and Blackburn (via Burnley Manchester Road). In the evenings and on Sundays, the Leeds trains go via Halifax. Littleborough station opened in 1839 when the town was making a name for itself as a prosperous industrial mill town. Nowadays, the station is mainly used by commuters, but it's also important as a transport hub for visitors coming to enjoy watersports on the nearby Hollingworth Lake and make the most of opportunities for walking and other outdoor activities in the beautiful South Pennines. The main shopping streets of Littleborough town centre are less than five minutes' walk from the station.

Station details & facilities

Littleborough station's platform 1 (for Leeds) is off Canal Street, and platform 2 (for Manchester) off Station Road, but the two are connected by a subway and steps. The Station Road side has the ticket office, pick-up/drop-off and taxi rank as well as a waiting room and shelter. Platform 1 has seating and a shelter and Littleborough's History Centre. There is a bus stop immediately outside the station with services into town and for routes towards Dearnley, Rochdale and Hurstead.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:45 - 13:15
    Saturday 07:45 - 14:15
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 0333 222 0125

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Customer help points : False

WiFi

Parking

  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Carpark operator : Northern Rail
  • Car parking spaces : 36

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 4
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Littleborough

Address

Station Road, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL15 8AR
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:45 - 13:15
Saturday 07:45 - 14:15
Sunday Closed
20:54

Littleborough

Northern

Plat. 2

On time

21:03

Littleborough

Northern

Plat. 1

On time

21:27

Littleborough

Northern

On time

21:43

Littleborough

Northern

On time

21:54

Littleborough

Northern

On time

22:19

Littleborough

Northern

On time

22:43

Littleborough

Northern

On time

20:55

Leeds

Northern

Plat. 2

On time

21:03

Manchester Victoria

Northern

Plat. 1

On time

21:28

Blackburn

Northern

On time

21:44

Manchester Victoria

Northern

On time

21:55

Leeds

Northern

On time

22:19

Manchester Victoria

Northern

On time

22:44

Manchester Victoria

Northern

On time

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