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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

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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 BlackburnNorthern08:40Scheduled
to SouthportNorthern08:422Scheduled
to BlackburnNorthern09:41On time
to SouthportNorthern09:42On time
to BlackburnNorthern10:41Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Wigan WallgateNorthern08:40Scheduled
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern08:412Scheduled
from BlackburnNorthern09:41On time
from SouthportNorthern09:41On time
from BlackburnNorthern10:41Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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