Bamber Bridge

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Bamber Bridge entrance (SC)

Bamber Bridge station was built as part of the Blackburn / Preston Railway and opened on 1st June 1846. Situated 8 ¼ miles from Blackburn the station used to have a very busy goods yard moving products from the local cotton mills, in particular from Dewhursts Cuerdon Mill who had their own private sidings.

The station is situated right in the middle of town and there is a good selection of shops adjacent to the station.

Worthy of note is the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway signal box sited next to the level crossing and the original East Lancashire railway station building which has recently been sympathetically restored by Lancashire County Council and now houses the South Ribble Pensioners’ Association.

Address

Bamber Bridge Station
Station Road
Bamber Bridge
Preston
Lancashire
PR5 6EA

Grid Reference

SD 564258 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Northern Rail Ltd.

Timetable 8 December 2013 to 17 May 2014

Colne to Preston & Blackpool South

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Facilities

  • Unstaffed station
  • Hourly service to Preston & Blackpool South and Colne
  • Limited peak service York and Preston & Blackpool North
  • Waiting shelters
  • Additional seating on platforms
  • Long Line Public Address
  • Cycle hoops
  • CCTV
  • Community notice boards

To see National Rail’s new station facilities page for this station click here.

Other Information

  • A frequent bus service from stops on Station Road (services 112, 117, 125, 126 & X61) – click here for bus timetables
  • For a bus map of the Preston & South Ribble areas click here

Weather for this station

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