Wennington Station was originally a junction station where trains for Carnforth and Barrow branched off the line to Lancaster and Morecambe. The direct line to Lancaster was closed in 1965 and now Leeds & Morecambe trains run via Carnforth. The old track bed to Lancaster can be clearly seen from the road bridge just to the west of the station.
The station has recently been branded as a Gateway to the Forest Of Bowland with promotional materials on the station publicising the walking and cycling opportunities.
A copy of a poster promoting the walking and cycling routes can be downloaded by clicking here or visit forestofbowland.com/Bentham-Line for more details.
Wennington lies between the River Wenning and the River Greeta and is a small rural village. The station sits on the village outskirts and has good parking facilities. There are good walks into the surrounding countryside.
SD 617699 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.
+ Unstaffed station
+ Regular service to Lancaster, Morecambe and Leeds
+ Free car park (10 spaces including accessible)
+ Waiting shelters
+ Additional seating on platforms
Another Station History Poster Unveiled
New poster number two installed. Posted 29.10.2020
Essential Bridge Repairs Close Line
Bus replacement between Hebden Bridge & Rochdale
Backtrack Winners Announced
Anti-trespass competition are great success. Posted 27.10.2020
Parbold Station History Poster Unveiled
Plenty to see and read on this new poster. Posted 26.10.2020
Along The Line Artwork Installed
Plenty of colour on Ramsgreave & Wilpshire station. Posted 26.10.2020