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Walsden railway station

Walsden railway station

Rochdale Rd, Rochdale, OL14 7ST, United Kingdom

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Description Walsden railway station serves the village of Walsden, Todmorden in West Yorkshire, England, on the edge of the Pennines.It is served by the Caldervale Line operated by Northern. The station is 32mi west of Leeds and 17.25mi north east of Manchester Victoria. Walsden is the last station before the boundary with Greater Manchester. The station was opened by Metro (West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive) on 10 September 1990 as a replacement for an earlier structure that closed on 6 August 1961. This earlier station, which was opened in 1845 by the Manchester & Leeds Railway, predecessor of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, was situated between the level crossing and the north portal of Winterbutlee Tunnel, a few yards south of the present station.ServicesThere is an hourly service to Manchester Victoria southbound and to Leeds via Dewsbury northbound with extra trains during peak times in each direction . Passengers wishing to access destinations on the route via Halifax during the day now have to change at Todmorden or Hebden Bridge.

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