Gorton Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Gorton railway station serves Gorton district of the city of Manchester, England. The station is on the Manchester-Glossop Line and the 2½ miles (4 km) east of Manchester Piccadilly. It was opened by the Great Central Railway (GCR) on 25 August 1906 and replaced an earlier station that opened on the line on 23 May 1842. From 1 January 1923, the station was operated by the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER). The new station was on the busy Woodhead Route to Sheffield Victoria and had four platforms. The original station was situated 200 yards (180 m) west of the present station. From its opening, the new station was named Gorton and Openshaw, and it reverted to its original name by 1977. It was referred to as Openshaw in the 1964 song "Slow Train" by Flanders and Swann.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 9176 0
2014 8110 0
2013 8984 0
2012 11070 0
2011 10570 0
2010 8366 0
2009 9868 0
2008 13150 0
2007 12921 0

Location Data

  • Metropolitan District Ward: Gorton North
  • Metropolitan District: Manchester City Council
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Manchester, Gorton
  • European Region: North West

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Recent Crime Figures

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