Horwich Parkway Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Horwich Parkway is a railway station serving the town of Horwich and Middlebrook near Bolton, in Greater Manchester, England. Located within the historic county of Lancashire the station is 16 1⁄4 miles (26.2 km) north west of Manchester Piccadilly on the Manchester to Preston commuter line. The station is close to Junction 6 of the M61 motorway which adds to its convenience as a park and ride railway station. It has digital information displays. Rail services are operated by Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express. Horwich Parkway opened on 2 July 1999 and is the only railway station owned by TfGM although Northern Rail are contracted to operate it. A ticket office was built in 2007 and car parking provision has been expanded on several occasions. A wind turbine was built in 2012 and the station is powered by green energy. Horwich Parkway is the railway station for the Macron Stadium, home of Bolton Wanderers F.C. and the Middlebrook shopping, leisure and business complex. Passengers visiting Horwich should be aware that the town centre of Horwich is much closer (1¼ miles) to Blackrod, the next station on the line, although it has fewer services, no ticket office and limited parking facilities.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 83686 0
2014 81473 0
2013 80351 0
2012 81732 0
2011 71830 0
2010 63945 0
2009 57792 0
2008 57841 0
2007 50620 0

Location Data

  • Metropolitan District: Bolton Borough Council
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Bolton West
  • Metropolitan District Ward: Horwich and Blackrod
  • European Region: North West

Recent Crime Figures

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April 2013 2 10000000010000
March 2013 1 10000000000000

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