Buckshaw Parkway Train Station serves Buckshaw Village, a modern residential development situated on the former Royal Ordnance Factory site in Chorley, Lancashire.
Services from this station include trains to Blackpool North, and Manchester Airport.
Station Information and Facilities
Buckshaw Parkway is a modern station designed to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey for its passengers.
The ticket office is open every day of the week. Staff can assist with ticket purchases, provide information about train times, and help with any journey-related enquiries. Self-service ticket machines are also available, allowing passengers to buy train tickets anytime.
There are two platforms, each with ample seating and waiting areas. Electronic displays show live departure and arrival times.
Toilets are available for passenger use. CCTV systems are installed throughout the station premises, enhancing security and providing passengers with a safe environment.
While the station itself doesn’t house any retail shops or eateries, there’s a large Tesco supermarket within walking distance.
Accessibility is a priority. The station offers step-free access to all platforms, enabling wheelchair users and passengers with heavy luggage to navigate the station effortlessly. Lifts serve both platforms.
For the visually impaired, there is tactile paving on both platforms.
For those travelling by car, accessible parking spaces are available in the car park.
History of Buckshaw Parkway Station
Buckshaw Parkway Railway Station commenced operations in 2011, symbolising the beginning of a new era in Buckshaw Village’s development.
A significant milestone came in 2019 when the railway line was electrified, enhancing the service’s efficiency and sustainability.
The station is located on Ordnance Road, Buckshaw Village, Chorley (postcode PR7 7EY).
The station offers an extensive car park with more than 200 spaces available. Parking is free of charge to rail passengers. Additionally, there’s a drop-off zone near the station entrance.
The station is close to the Buckshaw Link industrial park. Preston England Temple is about 2 miles away.
There’s a bus stop around 300 yards away. The 109 bus service between Chorley and Preston stops here.
The station also caters to eco-friendly commuters by providing bicycle storage facilities.