Mills Hill railway station


Mills Hill railway station
Mills Hill National Rail
Mills Hill
Location
Place Middleton
Local authority Rochdale
Operations
Station code MIH
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage
2004/05 * 164,520
2005/06 * 183,853
2006/07 * 180,271
2007/08 * 198,357
2008/09 * 228,934
History
1838
1842
1985
Opened
Closed
Reopened
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* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Mills Hill from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
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Mills Hill railway station is in the Mills Hill area of Middleton in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale,[1] in Greater Manchester, England. The station is 9 km (5¾ miles) north of Manchester Victoria on the Caldervale Line. Mills Hill lies on Middleton's common boundary with Chadderton,[1] and thus serves both communities.

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History

The original station opened in 1839 before the completion of the branches to Middleton and Oldham, and closed in 1842 when these were opened. The current station opened in 1985 at the same point as the original.

Services

On Monday to Saturday daytimes, there is a half-hourly service to Manchester Victoria southbound (with an hourly extension to Bolton & Wigan) and Rochdale northbound. Since the December 2008 timetable change,[2] alternate Rochdale trains continue eastwards to Leeds via Dewsbury.

In the evenings and on Sundays there is an hourly service to Manchester Victoria and to Leeds via Bradford.

Notes

  1. ^ a b Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (2008-04-30) (PDF), Network Maps: Oldham, gmpte.com, http://www.gmpte.com/pdfmaps/network/oldham.pdf, retrieved 2008-07-28 
  2. ^ Northern Rail Proposed December 2008 Timetable West Yorks PTA website; Accessed 2008-12-18

References

  • The Manchester and Leeds Railway by Martin Bairstow

External links

[v · d · e]Railways in Rochdale (Past, Present and Future)
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Broadley
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Heywood
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Castleton
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Middleton
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Mills Hill
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Caldervale Line
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towards Rochdale
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Historical railways
Middleton Junction   L&YR   Castleton
Middleton Junction   L&YR   Heywood

Coordinates: 53°33′04″N 2°10′18″W / 53.5511°N 2.1717°W / 53.5511; -2.1717



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