Blackrod Train Station

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.

Video tour of Blackrod Train Station
View of platforms of Blackrod Train Station from bridge on Station Road
View of platforms from bridge on Station Road

Services from this station include trains to Blackpool North, Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, and Preston.

View of platforms at Blackrod Train Station showing shelters, benches, and cycle storage facilities
View of platforms showing shelters, benches, and cycle storage facilities

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.

Rivington Pub & Grill, Station Road, Blackrod
Rivington Pub & Grill
Drop-off zone and waiting area at Blackrod Train Station
Drop-off zone and waiting area

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.

Map

Map showing location of Blackrod Train Station.

Map showing location of Blackrod Train Station

Details

Blackrod Train Station

Address
Station Road
Blackrod
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom

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