CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Bamber Bridge

Bamber Bridge station was built as part of the Blackburn / Preston Railway and opened on 1st June 1846. Situated 8¼ miles from Blackburn the station used to have a very busy goods yard moving products from the local cotton mills, in particular from Dewhursts Cuerdon Mill who had their own private sidings.

The station is situated right in the middle of town and there is a good selection of shops adjacent to the station.

Worthy of note is the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway signal box sited next to the level crossing and the original East Lancashire railway station building which has recently been sympathetically restored by Lancashire County Council and now houses the South Ribble Pensioners’ Association.

Address

Bamber Bridge Station
Station Road
Bamber Bridge
Preston
Lancashire
PR5 6EA

Grid Reference

SD 564258 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Arriva Rail North Ltd.

Facilities

  • Unstaffed station
  • Hourly service to Preston & Blackpool South and Colne
  • Limited peak service York and Preston & Blackpool North
  • Waiting shelters
  • Additional seating on platforms
  • Free car park (10+ spaces)
  • Long Line Public Address
  • Cycle hoops
  • CCTV
  • Community notice boards

Other Information

  • A frequent bus service from stops on Station Road (services 112, 117, 125, 126 & X61) – click here for bus timetables

Location

Latest News

Something For The Weekend XLIX

Loads to see and do in the CRL area. Posted 31.09.18

Find out more

Dementia Friendly Keighley Day Out

Another facet of the dementia friendly railway. Posted 21.09.18

Find out more

Northern Apprentices Project Presentations

Two great projects celebrated. Posted 18.09.18

Find out more

Refurbished Kirkham & Wesham Station Opened

New lifts at station to be operative soon. Posted 17.09.18

Find out more

A Grand Day Out

Take a car-free adventure by train! Posted 12.09.18

Find out more