Pemberton Train Station

Pemberton Train Station is in Pemberton, a residential area of Wigan in Greater Manchester. It lies on the Kirkby Branch Line, the railway connecting Wigan to Kirkby in Merseyside.

Station Facilities and Amenities

The station is a small, unstaffed facility with two platforms. 

Although there is no ticket office or station building, a ticket machine on Platform 2 provides an easy way to purchase train tickets. For those who prefer to plan their journey, tickets can also be booked online.

Electronic displays show live train departure and arrival times. Printed timetables are displayed on boards.

The station has basic shelters and seating on each platform, giving passengers comfort while waiting for their train to arrive. However, no toilets, luggage storage, or customer help points are available.

Video tour of Pemberton Train Station

Accessibility

The station is reasonably accessible. There is step-free access to both platforms via sloped paths from Billinge Road. Boarding ramps are carried by train staff, who can assist when boarding the train.

Platforms at Pemberton Train Station, Wigan
Platforms

History

Pemberton Railway Station was opened in 1848 by the Liverpool and Bury Railway. 

Location and Overview

The station is located on Billinge Road in Pemberton. It is opposite The Railway pub (postcode WN5 8DF).

Although the station has no designated car park, free street parking is available on nearby side streets. The station also lacks cycle storage facilities.

Regarding public transport links, a bus stop is conveniently located on Billinge Road near the station. The 1 and 2 bus services from Wigan Bus Station to Pemberton and the 639 bus service from Wigan Bus Station to Worsley Hall all stop here.

Adjacent stations on the Kirkby Branch Line are Orrell and Wigan Wallgate. Wigan Wallgate is a manned station with more facilities.

Flower beds at the entrance to Pemberton Train Station
Flower beds at the entrance to Pemberton Train Station

Attractions and Points of Interest near Pemberton Train Station

There are no major tourist attractions near the station.

Alexandra Park is a community park approximately half a mile from the station. Facilities at Alexandra Park include a play area, a skate park, and tennis courts.

Map

Map showing location of Pemberton Train Station.

Map showing location of Pemberton Train Station

Details

Pemberton Train Station

Address
Billinge Road
Wigan
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom