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]

Prestbury
National Rail
Prestbury Station from outside.jpg
Prestbury Station from outside
LocationPrestbury, Cheshire East
England
Grid referenceSJ904773
Managed byNorthern Trains
Platforms2
Other information
Station codePRB
ClassificationDfT category F1
History
Opened24 November 1845
Passengers
2016/17Increase 64,458
2017/18Decrease 63,974
2018/19Decrease 61,890
2019/20Decrease 57,818
2020/21Decrease 8,768
Location
Notes
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road

FacilitiesEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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". Nationalrail.co.uk. 24 November 2018. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  3. ^ https://be803fe5c416e39d38ae-aa21086260d3bd4e072d597fe09c2e80.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/images/timetables/2018-05/summer-2018-timetables/Northern-19-booklet-0418-20pp-v4.pdf[dead link]

External linksEdit

Preceding station     National Rail   Following station
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