This small train station serves the Westhoughton area of Bolton. Despite its modest size, the station is well-used, especially by commuters travelling to Manchester.
Services from this station include trains to Leeds, Headbolt Lane, and Blackburn.
Station Facilities and Information
The station is dated but quite appealing in its little way.
The station has a ticket office. Staff can assist with ticket purchases and journey planning. A ticket machine is available. Train tickets can also be booked in advance online.
The station has an island platform:
- Platform 1: Trains towards Manchester Victoria and Leeds
- Platform 2: Trains towards Wigan
Electronic displays in the main building and platform show live train times. Other station facilities include a shelter and benches. Passengers should note there is no toilet, shop, taxi rank, or cafe.
The station’s island platform is inaccessible to wheelchair users. The only means of access is via a staircase.
Location of Daisy Hill Train Station
Daisy Hill Railway Station is situated on Leigh Road in the Daisy Hill area of Westhoughton (postcode BL5 2JQ) and boasts a reasonably large car park. Parking is free for rail passengers.
Hall Lee Bank Park, a local nature reserve, lies beside the station.
Buses stopping near the station include:
- 7 – Wigan to Bolton Bus Station – Stops include Hindley, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, and Hunger Hill.
- 516 – Horwich to Leigh – Stops include Lostock, Middlebrook, Wingates, Westhoughton, Daisy Hill, and Atherton.
Daisy Hill Station was built in 1888. The main station building has mostly stayed the same since its opening.
The station is one of two serving Westhoughton. The other is the delightful Westhoughton Train Station.