Layton railway station


Layton railway station

Infobox UK station
name = Layton


manager = Northern Rail
locale = Layton
borough = Blackpool
start =
platforms = 2
code = LAY
lowusage0405 = 42,099
lowusage0506 = 43,048
lowusage0607 = 40,882
latitude = 53.8350
longitude = -3.0306
gridref =
years = Unknown date
events = Opened as "Bispham"
years1 = Unknown date
events1 = Renamed "Layton"

Layton railway station is on the Blackpool North to Preston railway line, in Lancashire, England, serving the Blackpool suburb of Layton. It is managed by Northern Rail and is unstaffed.

It is the only railway station in the north of the town. Layton still has the air of an old-fashioned commuter station although these days most workers go from here to Blackpool or Preston. There are two platforms and regular services to and from Blackpool.

When the station first opened it was named Bispham railway station .

ervices

There is a basic hourly service in each direction on Monday to Saturday daytimes, provided by the Buxton to Blackpool North stopping trains. First TransPennine Express services to Manchester Airport also stop at peak times and after 19.45 each evening.

There is no Sunday service.

External links

* [http://www.bafrua.connectfree.co.uk/layton.htm Blackpool & Fylde Rail Users’ Association—Layton] , accessed 17 October 2007

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TransPennine North West
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Blackpool Branch Line
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Fleetwood Branch Line
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Blackpool Branch Line
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