Cherry Tree railway station


Cherry Tree railway station
Cherry Tree National Rail
Cherry Tree
Location
Place Cherry Tree
Local authority Blackburn with Darwen
Operations
Station code CYT
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage
2004/05 *   21,308
2005/06 * decrease 20,061
2006/07 * increase 22,836
2007/08 * increase 24,586
2008/09 * increase 25,068
2009/10 * increase 28,556
History
Opened 1846 (1846)
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* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Cherry Tree from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
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Cherry Tree railway station serves Cherry Tree, a suburb of Blackburn. The station is 3 km (1.9 mi) west of Blackburn railway station in East Lancashire. It is within the boundaries of the Blackburn with Darwen unitary authority. It is managed by Northern Rail, who also provide all the passenger services calling there.

The station is a two platforms stop situated on the A674 road for Blackburn. The former branch line to Chorley and Wigan diverged a short distance to the west of the station, but this closed to passengers on 4 January 1960 and completely in 1966.[1]

Services

Monday to Saturdays, there is an hourly service from Cherry Tree towards Preston and Blackpool South, westbound and Blackburn, Burnley Central and Colne, eastbound. There is a two-hourly service in each direction on Sundays.

References

  1. ^ Marshall, J (1981) Forgotten Railways: North-West England, David & Charles (Publishers) Ltd, Newton Abbott. ISBN 0-7153-8003-6; p.155

External links

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Pleasington   Northern Rail
East Lancashire Line
  Mill Hill
Disused railways
Feniscowles   L&YR / LNWR joint
Lancashire Union Railway
  Mill Hill

Coordinates: 53°43′59″N 2°31′05″W / 53.733°N 2.518°W / 53.733; -2.518


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