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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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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 Wigan WallgateNorthern00:17On time
to Headbolt LaneNorthern05:522Scheduled
to LeedsNorthern06:121Scheduled
to BlackburnNorthern06:411Scheduled
to Headbolt LaneNorthern06:492Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern00:17On time
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern05:522Scheduled
from Wigan WallgateNorthern06:121Scheduled
from Wigan WallgateNorthern06:411Scheduled
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern06:482Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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