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Spondon railway station is used by the little community of Spondon and the surrounding Derbyshire villages. It was opened in 1839 by Midland Counties Railway making it one of the first stations in the country. Today, the station and the trains that pass through are managed by East Midlands Trains. The station was extended in the 20th century to serve the thousands of workers who started commuting to the nearby British Celanese plant. In the second half of the 20th century, the station fell out of importance and the ticket office was closed. There are no facilities for buying tickets here, so they must either be bought online in advance or on board the train with the conductor. There’s an irregular service several times at day direct to Birmingham New Street in 56 minutes and Nottingham in 25 minutes. There are no services on a Sunday.

When you step off the train in Spondon, you’ll be just moments from several green spaces including Willowcroft Road Park and the Derby Golf Centre where you can practise your swing along the rolling fairways.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Spondon are:
  • Derby
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level ramped access to both platforms from level crossing

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Taxi number displayed on IUP.

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Departures and arrivals from Spondon

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Spondon station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NottinghamEast Midlands Railway06:321On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway06:432On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway07:43On time
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway08:16On time
to MatlockEast Midlands Railway08:44On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from DerbyEast Midlands Railway06:321On time
from NottinghamEast Midlands Railway06:422On time
from Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway07:43On time
from MatlockEast Midlands Railway08:16On time
from Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway08:43On time
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