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Whaley Bridge Railway Station serves the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire with regular Northern trains operating on the Manchester-Buxton Line. Trains from Whaley Bridge generally run on an hourly timetable, serving primarily Manchester Piccadilly northbound with select extensions (to Blackpool North, Bolton, Wigan North Western, Barrow-in-Furness, Preston, Kirkby, or Clitheroe) and to Buxton southbound. During peak periods, additional trains serve the station. There are plans to increase train frequency at the station by the end of 2018. 

Whaley Bridge Station is staffed throughout the week until late morning or early afternoon. Outside of these times, the station lacks ticketing facilities, and passengers should instead buy tickets in advance or on board the train. A waiting room is provided in the main station building, and there is covered seating elsewhere on the platforms. Train running information is provided via timetable poster boards, digital display screens, help points, and automated announcements. There is step-free access to both platforms.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Saturday open from 06:50:00 until 13:20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The station forecourt/car park slopes steeply upwards from its entrance at the junction of Market street and Reservoir Road. Access to the Buxton platform is step-free via a tarmac footpath along the front of the station building to a gate onto the platform, or via 10 steps up to the ticket office then one step down onto the platform. Step-free access to the Manchester platform is via a sloping path from Station View and through a gate onto the platform. A stepped footbridge connects the two platforms. However there is a large gap between the train and platform on both platforms.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern
Car parking spaces30
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Whaley Bridge station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operator or alternative stations:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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Departures and arrivals from Whaley Bridge

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern14:152On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern14:461On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern15:162On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern15:471On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern15:522On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BuxtonNorthern14:152On time
from BuxtonNorthern14:461On time
from BuxtonNorthern15:162On time
from BuxtonNorthern15:461On time
from BuxtonNorthern15:522On time
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