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Wigan Wallgate facilities

What improvements have been made at Wigan Wallgate?

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

If you want to find out more about things to do in Wigan, check out our handy guide on all the top attractions so that you can make the most of your day.

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