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Manchester Oxford Road Station (MCO)

Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station originally opened in 1849, but has been rebuilt twice since then and the current building has been renovated several times. It’s situated on the junction of Oxford Street and Whitworth Street West in the south of Manchester’s city centre and is close to the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, the Arndale Centre and Manchester Central Convention Complex.

A number of rail operators run services to destinations such as Manchester Airport, Liverpool, Nottingham and Edinburgh from Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station.

Manchester Oxford Road Station information

Manchester Oxford Road Train Station


Manchester Oxford Road Station
Manchester Oxford Road station
Station Approach
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester

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Location Description

Taxi: On Whitworth Street West, at bottom of station approach road outside Sainsburys.
Cycle Parking
Cycle storage type: Stands/Racks
Sheltered cycle storage: yes
Cycle storage location: on Platform 4/5. 4 hoops on platform 4/5
Cycle storage spaces: 72. 4 hoops on platform 4/5
CCTV Coverage: Yes
Accessible taxis:
Cycle hire: Yes. Only £3.80 per 24 hours (10 Bike & Go bicycles) Expected 2013

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office: Yes.
Opening hours: Monday To Friday: 06:45 - 20:25
Saturday: 06:45 - 20:25
Sunday: 08:00 - 22:00
Induction Loop: Yes.
Ticket machines: Yes.
Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes. Accepts Cash & Cards
Collection of pre-purchased tickets: Yes.

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CCTV Coverage: Yes


First class Lounge:
Internet kiosk available:
Pay phones: Yes.
Public Wi-Fi: Find WiFi Hotspots around Manchester Oxford Road station
Refreshment facilities: Yes.
Toilets: Yes.
Baby changing facilities:
Waiting Rooms: yes

Accessibility and mobility access

Ramp for train access: Yes.
Step free access coverage: Yes. There are two lifts at the Piccadilly end of platform 4 and 2/3 which connect the concourse area platform 4 and 5 with 2/3. Note: there is no lift access to platform 1 at all
Accessible Taxis:
Accessible Ticket Machines: Yes. Accepts Cash & Cards
Induction Loop: Yes.
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