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Wigan Wallgate Station Information

Arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility.

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Wigan Wallgate station, Wallgate, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1BB

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Detailed station information
Ticket Machine
Penalty Fares
Applicable Operators: Northern
Left Luggage
Left luggage contact
Lost property contact
Baby change facilities
Cycle storage
Spaces:  24
Shelter:  Yes
CTV:  Yes
Additional information:  10 cycle lockers and 14 cycle stands    
Storage type:  Lockers
Taxi rank
Bus service
Adjacent to Wigan North Western rail station for buses to St Helen?s, Southport, Ormskirk and Warrington. Maximum distance 200 yards/183m. Busline 0871 200 2233
Metro service
GMPTE 0161 228 7811
Detailed station information
Assisted Travel Team
0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560
Monday-Sunday 24h
Help points
Staff help
Induction loop
Accessible ticket machines
Accepts Cash & Cards
Accessible booking office counter
Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.
Ramp for train access
Step free access
Whole station
Step free access note
Category A station, Scooter Friendly Station - please note there are no tactile pavings at this station - Level access into the ticket hall, down 30 steps onto the platform, or via a lift on the left inside the ticket hall. Please note Lifts are available 0515-2230 Monday to Saturday, and 0700-2130 Sunday. If you wish to travel to or from this station after these times, please call 0800 138 5560 for advice.
Impaired mobility set down
No designated area is provided. The station front may be used for set down purposes.
Wheelchairs available

There are two stations serving the northern town of Wigan, both sited within sight of each other. Being so close to Manchester, both stations are busy, with this one seeing in excess of one and a half million passengers using its three platforms annually.

Opened in 1848, and called Wigan Station, it was renamed in 1924 and has undergone several rebuilds since then. The largest of these took place in 2003 costing around £12 million, and resulted in improved signalling, replacement tracks and a new ticket office.

How far is Wigan Wallgate Station from Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport?

There are several nearby airports, but the closest at around 30 miles is Liverpool Airport. It takes approximately one and a half hours to travel this route by train.

How far is the walk from Wigan Wallgate Station to Wigan city centre?

The walk from Wigan Wallgate Station to Wigan town centre takes around 5 minutes, going via Wallgate.

Does Wigan Wallgate Station have car park facilities?

There are no car park facilities at this station.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Wigan Wallgate Station?

Yes, Wigan Wallgate Station has 24 secure bike storage spaces.

What facilities are available at Wigan Wallgate Station?

  • Toilets
  • Telephones - coins and card
  • Disabled Access - the station is step-free throughout and has wheelchairs, ramps and induction loops available

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