Blackrod Train Station is a small station serving Blackrod, a small village near Bolton.
The station is unstaffed but is well kept and modern, benefiting from a million pound improvement project in 2012. Facilities include shelters, benches, electronic timetables and information boards, plus cycle racks and lockers.
Services from this station include trains to Blackpool North, Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, and Preston.
Blackrod Train Station is situated on Station Road in Blackrod, adjacent to the excellent Rivington Pub & Grill (formerly the Ridgway Arms). The station doesn’t have its own postcode. However, users of satellite navigation systems can use the pub postcode (BL6 5JF) to find it.
There’s a reasonably large car park next to the station. Parking is free for rail passengers. Blackrod Train Station also has a drop-off zone and small waiting area.