Prestbury railway station

Prestbury railway station is an unstaffed station which serves the village of Prestbury, Cheshire, England. It was opened on 24 November 1845 by the London & North Western Railway.[1]

National Rail
Prestbury Station from outside.jpg
Prestbury Station from outside
LocationPrestbury, Cheshire East
Grid referenceSJ904773
Managed byNorthern Trains
Other information
Station codePRB
ClassificationDfT category F1
Opened24 November 1845
2016/17Increase 64,458
2017/18Decrease 63,974
2018/19Decrease 61,890
2019/20Decrease 57,818
2020/21Decrease 8,768
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road


There is a car park and ticket machine at the station. The southbound platform is only accessible via footbridge.[2] Both platforms have waiting shelters. Previously, there was a payphone on platform 2; this was removed in May 2019.

Service patternEdit

From 14 December 2008 trains operate on an hourly pattern, terminating at Stoke-on-Trent (southbound) or Manchester Piccadilly (northbound).[3]Some early morning, peak and late night services originate/terminate at Macclesfield.

There are five services in each direction on Sundays.


  1. ^ Slater, John, ed. (April 1987). "Dearne Valley Railway". Why and Wherefore?. Railway Magazine. Vol. 133 no. 1032. Sutton, Surrey: Transport Press. p. 264. ISSN 0033-8923.
  2. ^ "National Rail Enquiries - Station facilities for Prestbury". 24 November 2018. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  3. ^[dead link]

External linksEdit

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Northern Trains
Stoke-on-Trent - Manchester Piccadilly
(Local stopping service)

Coordinates: 53°17′35″N 2°08′42″W / 53.293°N 2.145°W / 53.293; -2.145