- Middlewood railway station
Middlewood Location Place Middlewood Operations Station code MDL Managed by Northern Rail Number of platforms 2 Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage 2004/05 * 9,414 2005/06 * 10,462 2006/07 * 13,898 2007/08 * 17,134 2008/09 * 21,770 2009/10 * 19,028 Passenger Transport Executive PTE Greater Manchester History Original company London and North Western Railway National Rail - UK railway stations A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z * Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Middlewood from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
It is on the Stockport to Buxton line, opened in 1879 by the London and North Western Railway on the Stockport, Disley and Whaley Bridge Railway which they had acquired in 1866. The station is managed and served by Northern Rail and is the last station in the GMPTE ticketing area.
There is no vehicular access to the station. Access is only by woodland paths, the nearest road being some 800 metres (870 yd) away.
It is one of the three stations that provide access to the Middlewood Way.
In July 2009, Poynton Town Council announced that they would be part funding with the aid of a grant from the High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership, the installation of a Cycle Rack and Improved Signage to and at the station. These improvements have now been implemented, along with the installation of additional lighting, a new PA system and a Hearing Induction Loop.
Monday to Saturdays from Middlewood there is a train every two-hours towards Manchester Piccadilly northbound and Buxton southbound. Sundays, all the hourly trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton stop at Middlewood.
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