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Not far from Manchester, Moorside Railway Station lies in the Moorside and Wardley areas of Swinton. Trains from Moorside depart once an hour on the Atherton Line; southbound trains run towards Manchester Victoria from platform 1, and northbound trains serve Wigan Wallgate and Kirkby from platform 2. During the rush periods, additional trains operate on the Manchester-Southport service. In the evening, trains operate hourly in each direction between Manchester Victoria and Wigan. 

Moorside Station has a ticket office on street level that is staffed part-time during the week. At all other times, as there are no ticketing machines, tickets should be purchased on the train or prior to travel. Train running information is provided via live departure screens and timetable poster boards. A waiting shelter with bench seating is installed at the centre of the island platform. While the ticket office is accessible from street level, the platforms are accessible via staircase only. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Sunday Closed
Weekdays06:25 - 12:55
Saturday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Up 1 small step into the ticket hall and down 34 steps onto the island platform. Trains to Manchester leave from the right, trains to Wigan leave from the left.

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

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Departures and arrivals from Moorside

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Moorside station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern07:162Scheduled
to Manchester VictoriaNorthern07:291Scheduled
to Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern08:322Scheduled
to Manchester VictoriaNorthern09:071Scheduled
to Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern09:312Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern07:162Scheduled
from Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern07:281Scheduled
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern08:312Scheduled
from Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern09:071Scheduled
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern09:312Scheduled
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