CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Ramsgreave & Wilpshire

The station takes its name from two local parishes, Ramsgreave and Wilpshire whose boundaries meet adjacent to the station. The station was opened in 1994 replacing an earlier station situated about a quarter of a mile further up the line which was closed in 1962. Car parking for 6 cars is available at the station.

The village centre boasts a range of shops and two hostelries the Rising Sun and the Bull’s Head (currently closed). Transdev operate a bus service on nearby Whalley New Road and bus stops for both directions are handily placed for the station. The nearest public phone box is five minutes walk from the station turning left at the Bulls Head. Ramsgreave and Wilpshire station is a good starting point for walks in particular towards the village of Mellor.

Address Ramsgreave & Wilpshire Station, Ramsgreave Road, Wilpshire, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 9BP

Grid Reference

SD 68536 – 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 Clitheroe, Blackburn and Manchester Victoria
+  Car park (6 spaces at station entrance – additional spaces on Bull’s Head car park)
+  Cycle hoop at station entrance
+  Waiting shelters
+  Additional seating on platforms
+  Long Line Public Address
+  CCTV
+  Community notice boards

 

Other Information

+  Bus stops on Whalley New Road (50 yards from station) – click here for bus timetables (22 & C25)
+  Rail User Group – Ribble Valley Rail
+  Friends of Stations group – Ribble Valley Rail

Location

Latest News

Another Station History Poster Unveiled

New poster number two installed. Posted 29.10.2020

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Essential Bridge Repairs Close Line

Bus replacement between Hebden Bridge & Rochdale

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Backtrack Winners Announced

Anti-trespass competition are great success. Posted 27.10.2020

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Parbold Station History Poster Unveiled

Plenty to see and read on this new poster. Posted 26.10.2020

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Along The Line Artwork Installed

Plenty of colour on Ramsgreave & Wilpshire station. Posted 26.10.2020

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