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Access for All: Stockport

Thursday 05 October 2023

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At CrossCountry, we believe that travelling by rail can be the most convenient and cost-effective option – for everybody. To help make sure that your journeys are as straightforward and comfortable as possible, we’ve put together all the key information you may need about facilities and accessibility at Stockport station, so every journey can be smooth.

Key Facilities at Stockport Station

Indoor Areas

At Stockport station, you can find waiting rooms on Platforms 2 and 3.

If you’re looking for somewhere warm to sit, you can also enjoy a coffee at Starbucks on Platform 2.

There are toilet facilities open to all passengers travelling through the station, including baby changing facilities on Platform 3/4. There is currently nowhere to charge mobile devices at Stockport station, however, plugs are available on our Voyager trains.

Accessibility Facilities

There are accessible toilets on Platform 2, 3, and 4, which are operated through the RADAR key system.

Stockport station also has step-free access to all platforms, with lifts available to all platforms via the station subway. For hearing impaired passengers, induction loops are in operation at the station.

Ticket Office

There is a ticket office currently in operation at Stockport station.

Onward Travel from Stockport Station

Travelling to Stockport Station by Car

If you live locally and need to park your car at Stockport station or regularly collect somebody from the station, there are plenty of car parking.

There are hundreds of car parking spaces available at the train station, including 50 disabled bays in the NCP Stockport Exchange car park. There are also 6 additional short stay bays available on the main entrance side of the station, which can be used for twenty minutes. There are another 4 short stay car parking spaces on the Edgeley side of the station.

If you are dropping off at or collecting from the station, there are 18 short stay car parking spaces available on the main entrance side of the station. There are an additional 42 short stay bays on the Edgeley side of the station. Short stay bays may be used for up to twenty minutes.

In the NCP Stockport Exchange car park, you can find 6 electric vehicle charging points.

Travelling to Stockport Station by Bike

If you cycle to Stockport station, there are cycle parking spaces available to store your bike safely. In the NCP Stockport Exchange car park, there are 50 locking spaces as well as changing cubicles that cyclists can use for an extra charge. In the station, there are 20 hoops on Platform 1/2 and another 20 hoops on Platform 3/4, offering storage for a total of 80 bikes.

Travelling to Stockport Station by Public Transport

When travelling onwards from the station, you can hop in a taxi from the taxi rank on Station Road, just outside the main entrance of Stockport station. The two taxi companies in operation are Metro Taxis and Lynx Taxis.

You can also find a range of bus services running through Stockport station. Additionally, there is a new link to the Stockport Bus Interchange and Park opening soon – so watch this space! For those with accessibility needs, there is a low-cost local Ring & Ride service.

The Local Community & Support Network

If you find yourself in need whilst travelling to, from, or through Stockport station, there are plenty of places and people willing to assist. There is a scheme which aims to help vulnerable people deal with incidents in the town centre – look out for the logo in shop windows. One of the closest to Stockport station is just 0.4 miles away.

Situated near to the station are some other helpful places, including Life Leisure Grand Central, Sainsbury's Local, Bask, and Holiday Inn Express (Stockport).

Some local tourist sites you may wish to visit include Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, Stockport Air Raid Shelters, The Plaza Theatre, Stockport Museum / Staircase House, Robinson's Brewery Tours, and The Hatworks Museum.

 

If you’re planning to travel to Stockport station, don’t forget to book an Advance ticket via our website or the CrossCountry app. If you need more information, you can contact us here.

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