Manchester Oxford Road Train Station
Sitting on top of Oxford Road, Manchester's most essential arterial road, Manchester Oxford Road train station is located a few kilometres west of Manchester Piccadilly. The station's entrance is right off Oxford Road, via the Station Approach or Wakefield Street.
A brief history of Manchester Oxford Road train station
The train station opened in 1849, receiving a Grade II listed façade addition in 1960. Over the years, residents and visitors of the Greater Manchester area have referred to this Grade II listed building as innovative and remarkable because of its unusual and distinctive design.
The station’s facilities
With the station’s five platforms receiving over nine million passengers annually, there are several facilities it offers, including:
- A station buffet
- Information point
- Disabled access
The concourse, which contains public toilets and automated and staffed ticketing facilities, leads to platforms four and five.
Platform four offers access to trains heading towards Norwich and Manchester Airport, while platform five gives you access to trains heading towards Liverpool. You can access the station's remaining platforms via lifts or a footbridge.
While trains heading to the Piccadilly station in Manchester depart from platform three, passengers can use platform two for north and westbound rail services.