Irlam Train Station

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Station Upgrade

Access for All improvements at Irlam station from spring 2024 – January 2025.

While works will deliver important benefits and step-free access at the station, there will be some disruption for passengers during the construction phase, which will include:

  • Reduced car parking capacity/limited car parking at the station
  • The underpass at the station may be out of use temporarily for certain periods during construction, however access to rail services will be maintained at all times

For more information, please visit:

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work towards a more accessible future for all rail passengers in Greater Manchester.

Irlam train station (IRL)

Irlam train station
Station Road
Greater Manchester
M44 5AB
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Unstaffed
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Ticket office information

Entrance to Manchester bound platform

Accepts cards only

Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Smartcards issued here Yes
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here No
Smartcards information

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Penalty fares Applicable Operators: NT
Customer service information


Left luggage No
Left luggage contact details


Lost property opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00


Open 0700-2200 7 days per week

Lost property contact details

Telephone: 08002006060


Seated area available
Waiting room information

No shelters only

Station buffet available No
Toilets available No
Baby changing facilities available No
Showers Unknown
Telephones available No
Wifi available No
Wifi information

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Bureau de change available Unknown
Helpline information

Assistance is provided by the conductor at this station, please wait on the platform for the train to arrive.

We can also provide help when you travel, even if it has not been booked in advance. You can turn up at this station if it is accessible to you and request assistance onto a train from a member of staff directly, or by using a help point. Boarding ramps are carried on all of our trains.

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline contact details


0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560


Induction loop available Yes
Accessible ticket machines available No
Ramp for train access available
National Key toilets available No
Step free access coverage Partial station
Step free access information
  • Category B Station
  • This station only has tactile paving on platform 2
  • This station only has tactile paving on platform 3

Services towards Manchester : Level access from the car park onto the platform. Services towards Liverpool : From entrance onto Manchester platform, turn left and down 26 steps, through an underpass (28 paces) and up 28 steps onto the platform. Or, from Liverpool Road opposite Excalibur Way along a path to the underpass, up 28 steps onto the platform.

To find our more about travelling around this station, please see the 360 map click here

Ticket gates exist
Impaired mobility set down available No
Impaired mobility set down information

No designated area is provided. The station front may be used for set down purposes.

Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator Care Parking
Car park 1 spaces 16
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges Free
Car park 1 contact details

Telephone: 0845 401 4015


Rail replacement information

Pick Up / Drop Off on Liverpool Rd (350m from station).

Towards Manchester - bus stop opposite Excalibur Way.

Towards Liverpool - bus stop adjacent to Kings Road.

Taxi rank information

Bus services information

On both sides of Liverpool Road for buses to Warrington, Manchester or Eccles. Busline 0871 200 2233

Metro services information

GMPTE 0161 228 7811

Cycle hire information

Not available at this station.