Adlington railway station
serves the village of Adlington, near Chorley in Lancashire, UK.
It is a
two-platform station on the Chorley-Bolton line.
part of the Northern Rail service link between Preston and Manchester.
Adlington was also served by a station named White
Bear (on the Lancashire Union
On the 15th June 1837 by act of Parliament
, the Bolton and Preston Railway
Company constructed a link with the Manchester line comprising nine
and a half miles of railway to a temporary terminus at Rawlinson
December 1841 the line had reached Chorley and
Adlington station opened to take over from Rawlinson
The Bolton and Preston railway would pass into the hands London, Midland and
during the Grouping
of 1923. The line then passed on
to the London
Midland Region of British Railways
introduced, the station was served by Regional Railways
until the Privatisation of British
There is a
basic hourly service in each direction from the station (including
evenings & Sundays) to Manchester Victoria southbound and to Preston & Blackpool northbound.
Additional trains call during
weekday peak periods. Transpennine express also use the station
weekly on a Sunday evening, 1 train each direction.