This remote train station is situated between the Wayoh Reservoir and the Turton and Entwistle Reservoir, approximately one mile from the village of Edgworth. Few people live in the immediate area and it is perhaps most used by drinkers frequenting the adjacent Strawbury Duck pub and walkers exploring the surrounding countryside.
Entwistle Train Station is a request stop. Passengers wishing to catch a train from here must give a signal to the driver. Those alighting must inform the conductor.
Services from this station include trains to Rochdale, Clitheroe, Blackburn, and Manchester Victoria.
The station opened in August 1848. At one time it boasted station buildings and a goods yard. However it was reduced in size in the 1960s as part of the Beeching cuts. Today it has few facilities other than a shelter and information boards
There’s no car park at the station but cars can park on the lane leading to the station. No bus services serve this station.
The surrounding area offers plenty of country walks. Details of the Warpers Trail, an 8½ mile walk around Wayoh Reservoir and the Turton and Entwistle Reservoir are provided on the station noticeboard. The Turton and Entwistle Trail is a shorter walk around the Turton and Entwistle Reservoir.
Those wishing to find Entwistle Train Station using their satellite navigation system can use the postcode BL7 0LU (also the postcode for the Strawbury Duck).