Britain >Greater Manchester >Walkden Moorside Atherton


Collected date 17/09/16

Walkden sign

Walkden station is on the line between Manchester and Stockport. It's one big central island platform between the two lines, and is accessed from the road which passes under the the line just to the west of the station.

The entrance to the station, at street level:

Walkden entrance

Looking back from the entrance between the two spans of bridge:

Walkden between bridge spans

Steps up from street level to the platforms:

Walkden steps

The steps bring you out under the canopy, here looking east:

Walkden under canopy

Cast iron spandrels supporting the canopy:

Walkden spandrels

On platform 1 looking west towards the steps down to street level:

Walkden platform 1 looking west

Looking west towards the bridge over the road, with the station building roof on the left:

Walkden looking west

Looking east along platform 1:

Walkden platform 1 looking east

Moving east a bit along the platform, looking back at the canopy:

Walkden canopy

Further along the platform there's a small shelter and a bit of planting. Looking west still:

Walkden platforms from east

Looking east towards the end of the operational platform:

Walkden platforms looking east

Looking east we can see a stretch of disused platform edge:

Walkden disused platform end

Looking east on the other side of the platform:

Walkden looking east