CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree station is situated on the western fringes of Blackburn. Adjacent to the station is a newly restored goods shed which was once part of a thriving railway scene here. There is a small shopping area close to the station and the Leeds Liverpool canal is close by affording pleasant walks along the tow path.

Witton Country Park is close by with all manner of facilities available. Run by Blackburn with Darwen Council this excellent facility is well worth a visit. A branch line to Chorley once left the main East Lancashire just beyond the station.

Address

Cherry Tree Station
Green Lane
Cherry Tree
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 2TZ

Grid Reference

SD 658264 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Northern (DOHL)

Facilities

  • Unstaffed station
  • Ticket Vending Machine
  • Hourly service to Preston and Colne
  • Waiting shelters with seating
  • Long Line Public Address
  • CRP branded notice boards

Other Information

  • Station is start of the ‘Song Mine’ link to Witton Country Park
  • Buses stop immediately outside station on Preston Old Road – click here for bus timetables
  • The station is about 20 minutes walk from Witton Country Park Visitor Centre where the 32 mile Witton Weavers Way starts – click here for more information.

Location

Latest News

Northern Add Additional Services

Train services back on the Morecambe branch. Posted 07.07.2020

Find out more

Extra Shelter For Customers At Clitheroe

CRDF Bid Success. Posted 02.07.2020

Find out more

DalesRail (Still) Needs You

Help create a virtual DalesRail. Posted 02.07.2020

Find out more

Bid To Improve South Fylde Line Capacity

First steps towards a 30 minute service? Posted 30.06.2020

Find out more

Pacer Photograph Competition

Lancashire Triangle sees last of the 142s. Posted 30.06.2020

Find out more