Hyde Central railway station


Hyde Central railway station

Infobox UK station
name = Hyde Central
code = HYC



caption =Hyde Central railway station in 1989
manager = Northern Rail
locale = Hyde
borough = Tameside
start = 1858
platforms = 2
lowusage0405 = 36,111
lowusage0506 = 37,600
lowusage0607 = 42,391
pte = Greater Manchester

Hyde Central railway station is the main station serving Hyde, Greater Manchester, England.

Originally simply "Hyde", it was built by the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, opening in 1858 as a branch from its main line through Penistone to Sheffield. From 1862 the branch was extended to New Mills to meet the Midland Railway's extension of its line from Millers Dale. For a while it saw Midlands expresses from London. In 1875, however, a new more direct route was built through Bredbury.

The substantial station buildings were demolished in 1980 with a new booking office at street level.

Hyde is also served by Hyde North (on the same line as Hyde Central) and by Flowery Field, Newton for Hyde and Godley on the electrified Manchester to Glossop/Hadfield line.

ervice

Hyde Central is served by an hourly DMU service between Manchester Piccadilly and Rose Hill Marple.

There is no Sunday service.


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