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.
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.
The walk from Wigan Wallgate Station to Wigan town centre takes around 5 minutes, going via Wallgate.
There are no car park facilities at this station.
Yes, Wigan Wallgate Station has 24 secure bike storage spaces.
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