CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Hoscar

Hoscar station is a true rural country station situated amongst large agricultural fields serving the villages of Hoscar and Lathom. Built as part of the Manchester & Southport Railway the station sits in between two railway crossings. The station tavern stands adjacent to the station just beyond the platform exit.

The station once boasted a goods yard which was used by local farmers to get their crops to the markets of Wigan, Manchester and Southport quickly.

Address

Hoscar Station
Hoscar Moss Road
Hoscar
Burscough
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L40 4BL

Grid Reference

SD 469115 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Northern (DOHL)

Facilities

+  Unstaffed station
+  Trains to Southport, Bolton & Manchester
+  Shelters on platforms
+  Additional seating on platforms

 

Other Information

+  Buses are available in the village – click here for bus timetables
+  Rail User Group – Ormskirk, Preston & Southport Travellers Association
+  Friends of Station group – contact info@communityraillancashire.co.uk

Location

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