Burnley Manchester Road
Burnley Manchester Road railway station sits on high ground looking over the town centre. The line was built by the Manchester and Leeds Railway Company and opened on 12th November 1849. The first station was called Thorney Bank but this was replaced by Burnley Manchester Road station in 1866.The station was closed by British Railways on 6th November 1961 but was rebuilt and reopened during 1986, two years after the successful reintroduction of services between Leeds and Blackpool.
A new station is being built at Manchester Road that is being part funded by the Interreg IVB project, along with Burnley Borough Council and Lancashire County Council.
A briefing document has just been published by the Citizens’ Rail Project and this can be downloaded by clicking here.
Burnley Manchester Road Station
SD 836321 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.
Timetable from 18 May 2014
York to Blackpool – to 13 December 2014
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- Unstaffed station
- Hourly service to Leeds and York & Preston and Blackpool North
- Waiting shelters
- Additional seating on platforms
- Car park (6 spaces)
- Long Line Public Address
To see National Rail’s new station facilities page for this station click here.
- Buses pass the station entrance – click here for bus timetables
- For a bus map of the Burnley & Pendle area click here
Weather for this station
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