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Trains to Nelson

Lying close to the line’s terminus at Colne, Nelson Railway Station serves the town of Nelson in Lancashire with regular Northern trains operating on the East Lancashire Line. Trains from Nelson operate on an hourly basis, with westbound trains running towards Burnley Central, Accrington, Blackburn, Preston, and Blackpool South; eastbound trains run only to the terminus at Colne, two miles away. On Sundays, trains run two-hourly. All trains depart from the station’s single platform. 

The station ticket office is staffed on a part-time basis until the mid-afternoon and is located near the Tourist Information office. A station car park and cycle storage are available for customer use. Train running information is provided via digital departure and arrival screens. Toilet facilities, payphones, and waiting shelters with bench seating are located on the platform. Nelson Station is fully step-free accessible, with ramps to the platform and a level walkway to the nearby bus station. 

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Nelson station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Nelson. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Nelson station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine : False
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays07:30 - 17:00
    Saturday 08:30 - 16:00
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


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


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


  • CCTV :

Tourist Information

  • Tourist Information office :


  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change : False



  • 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 : 15

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 14
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : Adjacent to car park
  • Cycle storage notes :

    4 cycle lockers and 10 cycle stand parking spaces


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Level access available. Lift to platform.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
Trains to Nelson


Hibson Road, NELSON, Lancashire, BB9 9SF
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:30 - 17:00
Saturday 08:30 - 16:00
Sunday Closed