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Woodsmoor railway station

Place Woodsmoor
Local authority Stockport
Grid reference
Station code WSR
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  84,061
2005/06 Increase 98,185
2006/07 Increase 105,182
2007/08 Increase 113,923
2008/09 Increase 142,858
2009/10 Increase 148,902
2010/11 Increase 173,702
2011/12 Increase 179,208
2012/13 Increase 187,182
2013/14 Increase 208,856
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Greater Manchester
Key dates Opened October 1990 (October 1990)
National RailUK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Woodsmoor from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal

Woodsmoor railway station is on the Buxton Line in Woodsmoor, a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. It was opened by British Rail in 1990.

The station is ½ mile (800 m) from Stepping Hill Hospital.


A half-hourly service operates towards Manchester Piccadilly northbound and Hazel Grove southbound Monday - Saturday daytime, with one train per hour continuing to Buxton (with extras at peak times). One daytime northbound service each hour continues through to Bolton and Preston. During the evenings the service frequency drops to hourly each way (to Buxton and Manchester). There is also an hourly frequency in place on Sundays, with a few additional services between Preston and Hazel Grove.

External links

  • Train times and station information for Woodsmoor railway station from National Rail
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