Cherry Tree Train Station

Cherry Tree Train Station is a small station located in the Cherry Tree area of Blackburn. It is close to Witton Country Park and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. 

The station is situated on the East Lancashire Line. 

East Lancashire Line, Cherry Tree Train Station, Blackburn
East Lancashire Line

Station Information and Facilities

The station has two platforms. Platform 1 is for trains towards Blackburn and Colne, and Platform 2 is for services to Preston.

In olden times, Cherry Tree Station boasted a ticket office, signal box and numerous other buildings. Today, the station is unstaffed and has few facilities: no ticket office and just a couple of shelters. The former goods shed is now home to a fireplace showroom.

Former goods shed now Abbey Mill Fireplaces and Stoves, Blackburn
Former goods shed
Platforms and shelters at Cherry Tree Train Station, Blackburn
Platforms and shelters

Passengers can purchase train tickets from the machine. Tickets can also be purchased online in advance. Train running information is provided by timetable posters and electronic displays. 

The station is monitored by CCTV. There is no toilet, shop, or cafe. The adjacent Station pub and nearby Sainsbury’s supermarket are the closest amenities.

Video Tour

Watch the video below to view station facilities.

Video tour of Cherry Tree Train Station


Cherry Tree Station does have some accessible features for passengers with disabilities. Both platforms have step-free access, with Platform 1 (Colne platform) accessible from the car park and Platform 2 (Preston platform) via a ramp.

However, there is no tactile paving on the platforms. The station’s car park also lacks dedicated disabled parking bays.

Location of Cherry Tree Station, Parking, Onward Travel, and Getting There

Cherry Tree Railway Station is on Green Lane, just off Preston Old Road. It doesn’t have its own postcode. You can use the postcode for Abbey Mill Fireplaces and Stoves to find it (BB2 4SH).

The station has a small car park, but no cycle parking. Car parking is free for rail passengers.

Car park at Cherry Tree Train Station, Blackburn
Car park

The 152 bus runs from Preston Bus Station to Burnley Bus Station and stops on Preston Old Road near the station. Other stops on the route include Blackburn Bus Station.

Cherry Tree Train Station is the nearest railway station for visitors heading to Witton Country Park. The park is around 1/3 mile away.

Adjacent stations on the East Lancashire Line are Pleasington and Mill Hill.


Map showing location of Cherry Tree Train Station.

Map showing location of Cherry Tree Train Station


Cherry Tree Train Station

Green Lane, Cherry Tree
United Kingdom