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.
Bamber Bridge Station
SD 564258 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.
- 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
- Community notice boards
- A frequent bus service from stops on Station Road (services 112, 117, 125, 126 & X61) – click here for bus timetables
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East Lancashire Line Nine Day Closure
Essential replacement & repairs to bridges. Posted 12.02.2020
Bolton & South Lancashire CRP Accredited
Another CRP gains accreditation. Posted 11.02.2020
DalesRail Walks Programme 2020
72 guided walks over 18 Sundays. Posted 05.02.2020
Mills To Tower Project Funding Success
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