Patricroft train station is located in Greater Manchester. It serves the Patricroft area of Eccles with trains on the former Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The railway is known for being the first railway to rely on steam power only; from its opening in 1830 there was no horse drawn traffic at all on the line. Patricroft itself was also home to the Bridgewater Foundry, which produced steam locomotives and machine parts before turning its effort to munitions and tanks during the First and Second World Wars.
Patricroft train station also opened in 1830. Most of the original station buildings have been destroyed and the only structures on the station today are two small shelters for waiting passengers. There are no staff or ticket facilities at the station; journeys need to be purchased in advance or paid for on the train. Trains from Patricroft depart hourly to Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street, with fastest journey times of 14 minutes and 46 minutes respectively.
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|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
Services towards Manchester: From Green Lane access through an underpass (17 paces) and up 38 steps onto the platform. Services Towards Liverpool : From Green Lane, up 40 steps onto the platform
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|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
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