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Atherton

Atherton

Atherton station
Upton Road
Atherton
Lancashire
M46 9RH

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Ticket office opening hours:

Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu - 06:05 to 19:00
Friday - 06:05 to 20:00
Saturday - 07:00 to 20:00

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • NO Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points No
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter No
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines No
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down No
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available No
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Friday - 06:10 to 23:20
      Saturday - 06:10 to 23:20
      Sunday - 09:10 to 18:30
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Sunday
      Saturday - 06:10 to 19:00
      Sunday
    • Booking Office Counter

      Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.

    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details 0800 138 5560
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Impared Mobility Set Down

      No designated area is provided. Street set down only available.

    • Step Free Access

      Lift access to platforms during timetabled service hours.


      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets No
    • Baby Change No
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note In the booking hall Accepts cards only
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: No
      Smartcard Validator: No
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu - 06:05 to 19:00
      Friday - 06:05 to 20:00
      Saturday - 07:00 to 20:00
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability YES Yes
    • Metro: Note GMPTE 0161 228 7811
  • Station Information
    • ATM No
    • Baby Change No
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box No
    • Shops No
    • Seated Area No
    • Station Buffet No
    • Showers No
    • Trolley No
    • Wifi No
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property Phone number: 08002006060
    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Lost Property Number 08002006060
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 53.52901633
    • Longitude -2.478177715
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Phone number: 0161 228 7811

      Operator Name: G M P T E
      Name: Station Car Park
      Spaces: 64
      Free: true
      Number Accessible Spaces: 1
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Atherton station (http://btopenzone.hotspot-directory.com)
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops No
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet No
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Note

      4 stands and 7 lockers

    • Sheltered no
    • Spaces 11
    • Type
      Lockers
      Stands
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/posters/ATN.pdf)
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Pick Up / Drop Off outside station booking office entrance.

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