UK railway station access rights for North Western Trains Company

Last update 4 July 2021

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Station SFO Date from Date to Type
Appleby Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Appleby Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Appleby Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Armathwaite Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Armathwaite Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Armathwaite Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Arnside First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Barrow-in-Furness First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Bidston Merseyrail Electrics 1 June 1997 19 July 2003
Bidston Merseyrail Electrics 2002 20 July 2003 27 September 2003
Birchwood First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Birmingham International West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 17 May 2003
Camforth First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Carlisle West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Chester Arriva Trains Wales 7 December 2003 11 December 2004
Crewe West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Deighton Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Deighton Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Deighton Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Dent Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Dent Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Dent Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Ellesmere Port Merseyrail Electrics 1 June 1997 19 July 2003
Ellesmere Port Merseyrail Electrics 2002 20 July 2003 1 December 2004
Frodsham Arriva Trains Wales 7 December 2003 11 December 2004
Garsdale Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Garsdale Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Garsdale Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Grange-over-Sands First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Hellifield Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Hellifield Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Hellifield Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Helsby Arriva Trains Wales 7 December 2003 11 December 2004
Horton In Ribblesdale Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Horton In Ribblesdale Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Horton In Ribblesdale Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Horwich Parkway Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive 30 May 1999 date inferred; not found on ORR register 11 December 2004 date inferred; not found on ORR register
Huddersfield Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Huddersfield Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Huddersfield Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Huddersfield First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Hunts Cross Merseyrail Electrics 1 June 1997 19 July 2003
Hunts Cross Merseyrail Electrics 2002 20 July 2003 1 December 2004
Kidsgrove Central Trains 1 June 1997 31 March 2001
Kirkby (Merseyside) Merseyrail Electrics 1 June 1997 19 July 2003
Kirkby (Merseyside) Merseyrail Electrics 2002 20 July 2003 1 December 2004
Kirkby Stephen Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Kirkby Stephen Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Kirkby Stephen Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Lancaster West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Langwathby Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Langwathby Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Langwathby Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Lazonby & Kirkoswald Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Lazonby & Kirkoswald Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Lazonby & Kirkoswald Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Littleborough Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Littleborough Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Littleborough Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Liverpool Lime Street Network Rail Infrastructure 16 November 2003 11 December 2004
London Euston Railtrack 24 May 1998 2 February 2003
London Euston Network Rail Infrastructure 3 February 2003 31 March 2004
Macclesfield West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Manchester Airport First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Mirfield Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Mirfield Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Mirfield Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Ormskirk Merseyrail Electrics 1 June 1997 19 July 2003
Ormskirk Merseyrail Electrics 2002 20 July 2003 1 December 2004
Oxenholme Lake District West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Preston West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Ribblehead Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Ribblehead Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Ribblehead Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Runcorn West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Runcorn East Arriva Trains Wales 7 December 2003 11 December 2004
Settle Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Settle Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Settle Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Smithy Bridge Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Smithy Bridge Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Smithy Bridge Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Southport Merseyrail Electrics 1 June 1997 19 July 2003
Southport Merseyrail Electrics 2002 20 July 2003 1 December 2004
Stafford West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 28 September 2003
Stalybridge First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Stockport West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Stoke-on-Trent West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Tamworth Central Trains 24 May 1998 31 March 2001
Todmorden Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Todmorden Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Todmorden Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Ulverston First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Wakefield Kirkgate Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Wakefield Kirkgate Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Wakefield Kirkgate Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Walsden Regional Railways North East 1 June 1997 16 June 1998
Walsden Northern Spirit 17 June 1998 26 April 2001
Walsden Arriva Trains Northern 27 April 2001 11 December 2004
Warrington Bank Quay West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Warrington Central First/Keolis Transpennine 1 February 2004 11 December 2004
Watford Junction Silverlink Train Services 24 May 1998 31 March 2001
Wigan North Western West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 11 December 2004
Wolverhampton West Coast Trains 1 June 1997 28 September 2003