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Station
Wennington

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.

Address

Wennington Station
Wennington
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA2 8PB

Grid Reference

SD 617699 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Northern (DOHL)

Facilities

+  Unstaffed station
+  Regular service to Lancaster, Morecambe and Leeds
+  Free car park (10 spaces including accessible)
+  Waiting shelters
+  Additional seating on platforms

Other Information

+  Bus stops at station entrance – click here for bus timetables
+  Rail User Group – Lancaster & Skipton Rail User Group (http://www.lasrug.btck.co.uk).

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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