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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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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart 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
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Patricroft

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Patricroft station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester AirportNorthern09:01Scheduled
to Manchester AirportNorthern09:14On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern09:36On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern10:14On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern10:38Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern09:01Scheduled
from St Helens JunctionNorthern09:14On time
from Manchester AirportNorthern09:36On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern09:56On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern10:14On time
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