This train station serves Didsbury, a suburb of Manchester. It lies on the Styal Line, the railway connecting Manchester Piccadilly to Wilmslow. Services calling here include trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.
The station is fairly basic with just a few facilities such as a ticket office and waiting room, shelter, and a small car park.
East Didsbury Train Station is located on Wilmslow Road at the eastern end of Didsbury. Parrs Wood Entertainment Centre is just across the road and offers an 11-screen cinema, bowling alley, restaurants, and more.
East Didsbury Metrolink Station is also nearby. Trams to Manchester city centre are more frequent than trains and the Metrolink station also boasts a large park-and-ride car park.