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Walkden Railway Station serves the towns of Walkden, Salford, Swinton, and Hindley with regular Northern trains operating on the Manchester to Southport Line. Trains from Walkden run twice an hour in both directions, serving Manchester Victoria southbound and northbound to Wigan Wallgate with alternate trains running to either Southport or Kirkby. Alternate southbound departures continue to Todmorden, Burnley Manchester Road, and Blackburn. Select peak trains continue to Huddersfield and Leeds. Evening services are hourly to both Manchester Victoria and Wigan. 

Walkden Station has a staffed ticket office that is manned part-time until early afternoon. At all other times, tickets should be purchased from the self-service machines provided at the station. Train running information is provided via digital display screens, timetable poster boards, and automated announcements. As the station is elevated above street level and accessed only via two flights of steps, there is no step-free access anywhere in the station.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 12:40
Saturday 07:10 - 13:40
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
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 Walkden Road, up 14 steps into the ticket office and then up 28 steps onto the platform. Trains to Manchester leave on the left. Services Towards Wigan leave on the right.

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

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Departures and arrivals from Walkden

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Walkden station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LeedsNorthern06:161On time
to Manchester VictoriaNorthern06:241On time
to Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern06:332On time
to SouthportNorthern06:582On time
to Manchester VictoriaNorthern07:031On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Wigan North WesternNorthern06:151On time
from Wigan WallgateNorthern06:241On time
from RochdaleNorthern06:332On time
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern06:582On time
from Wigan North WesternNorthern07:031On time
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