Kirkham & Wesham

Kirkham & Wesham station
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Kirkham & Wesham Station

Kirkham and Wesham Station serves the Lancashire towns of Kirkham and Wesham, which are located roughly one mile apart, and are roughly halfway between Blackpool and Preston. Kirkham is the larger of the town towns with a population of just over 7,000 whilst Wesham has around 3,000 residents.

The station was opened in 1840, and was then named Kirkham Station. The original station was built on the west side of Station Road, but it was relocated to the east side of the road in 1890, and was renamed Kirkham and Wesham Station in 1906 or 1907. The station buildings are all located in the town of Kirkham.

Around 0.3 million passengers travel through the station every year, with local commuters travelling to Blackpool and Preston, as well as further afield. Trains to Liverpool Lime Street take roughly 1 hour 15 minutes, and journeys to Manchester are around 1 hour 10 minutes.

There is step-free access to the station platforms and ticket office, as well as a ramp for train access and an induction loop. There is an accessible ticket machine.

The station has a small car park with just 8 spaces, and local buses serve the station but you should check the bus times with Bus Line to plan your onward journey.

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