CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Moss Side

Due to the ongoing Great North Rail Project (Preston to Blackpool Upgrade) the lines from Preston to Blackpool North & Blackpool South will be closed between 11 November 2017 and 28 January 2018. A replacement bus service will be in operation and the timetable can be downloaded here: Preston-Blackpool-TT-13-mk2

Moss Side station serves a tiny hamlet situated between Kirkham and Lytham. The station is about two miles from Wrea Green, a traditional Lancashire village, where a village green, church and pub can be found.

The station opened on 16th February 1846 and was originally called Kirkham Road, this was later changed to Moss Side. The station closed in 1961 along with neighbouring Wrea Green. The station reopened on 21st November 1983, with the aid of a grant from Lancashire County Council.

Address

Moss Side Station
Lytham Road
Moss Side
Kirkham
Lancashire
FY8 4NB

Grid Reference

SD 379302 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Arriva Rail North Ltd.

Facilities

  • Unstaffed station
  • Hourly service to Blackpool South and Preston & Colne
  • Waiting shelter with seating
  • Long Line Public Address

Other Information

  • Bus stop immediately outside station (service 76) –click here for bus timetables
  • Rail User Group – Blackpool and Fylde Rail Users Association.

Location

Latest News

The Very Last Train?

Last train before the 3 month blockade. Posted 13.11.17

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Blackpool South Bid Success

Station project gets the go ahead. Posted 13.11.17

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Closure Of Blackpool Lines

Electrification works continue. Posted 09.11.17

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North West In Bloom Awards 2017

CRL stations do well in awards. Posted 07.11.17

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Rail Minister Launches Community Rail Strategy Consultation

Burnley Manchester Road hosts Ministerial launch. Posted 06.11.17

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