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Right at the eastern edge of Staffordshire, Uttoxeter is a small market and commuter town well known as the home of the Midlands Grand National. Uttoxeter station is right next to the racecourse, offering racegoers direct access to the action. Not far from the town are the picturesque River Dove and stunning natural landscapes of the Peak District. Uttoxeter is also the closest train station for Alton Towers, one of the UK's most popular theme parks. Trains first came to the town in 1848 and, over time, as new lines were developed, three stations were built. The current station, the only one remaining, opened in 1881, although none of the original buildings survive. Situated on the Crewe-Derby Line which runs through Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire, Uttoxeter station usually has one service per hour in either direction with extra trains laid on at busy race times.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Uttoxeter station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Platform one accessible. Platform two over foot crossing but not step free
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park. (Pay by RingGO available) www.myringgo.co.uk/parkinglocator/23327
Carpark operatorEMR
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces18
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
In the car park
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Uttoxeter station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.
There are two platforms at Uttoxeter station - platform 1 for Derby trains and platform 2 for Crewe trains. There is a pay-and-display car park and cycle storage at the entrance to platform 1. There is no ticket office, station buildings or facilities at Uttoxeter. Tickets must be purchased on the train. Under ten minutes' walk from the station are the town centre and the bus station, with connections to most local destinations, including Alton Towers.

Departures and arrivals from Uttoxeter

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Uttoxeter station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway11:57On time
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway12:57On time
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway13:10On time
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway14:11On time
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway14:57On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from CreweEast Midlands Railway11:56On time
from CreweEast Midlands Railway12:56On time
from CreweEast Midlands Railway13:10On time
from CreweEast Midlands Railway14:11On time
from CreweEast Midlands Railway14:56On time
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