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Wigan Community Transport Active Travel Information

Wigan Community Transport is on Scot Lane, Wigan. It is easy to get to by bus, bike or on foot. Making walking and cycling part of your everyday travel routine will help to keep you healthy.

Walking
Wigan Community Transport is 1.5 miles from Wigan Wallgate or Wigan North Western stations, about a 30-minute walk. A 30-minute walk is your minimum daily recommended exercise.

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Cycling
Wigan Community Transport welcomes cyclists. We can store your bike safely during your visit.
Wigan Community Transport is situated close to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal towpath which is a traffic free cycle route to Appley Bridge and Wigan town centre. There is also a cycle path all the way along the A49 to Ashton-in-Makerfield. Click here for the Wigan cycle map: www.cyclegm.org

There is a comprehensive network of cycle routes in Wigan Borough, many of which are traffic-free routes.
Miss out the traffic jams, get fit and give cycling a try.

 

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Public transport: Buses
Wigan Community Transport is easy to get to by bus. The number 628 runs from Wigan Bus Station to Kitt Green every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday daytimes and every hour in the evening. The bus runs along on Scot Lane close to the office. Get off the bus shortly after you pass the retail park entrance on the right. Ask the driver if you are unsure.

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Public transport: Trains
Local Trains
Wigan Wallgate is served by 5 trains an hour from Manchester (Monday to Saturday daytime). Most trains go from Manchester Victoria station, but there is also one train an hour from Manchester Piccadilly.
You can catch a direct train to Wigan Wallgate from the following local stations:
Bolton, Salford Crescent, Southport, Ince, Hindley, Hag Fold, Orrell, Pemberton, Appley Bridge, Gathurst and Atherton.
It is 30 minutes walk from the station (see the walking section for a route plan) or about 10 minutes bike ride. You can take your bike for free on the train.
Wigan North Western is directly opposite Wigan Wallgate Station and is served by trains from Liverpool, St Helens and Bryn every 30 minutes.
To plan your rail journeys, go to www.nationalrail.co.uk

Long Distance Trains
Wigan North Western is also served by hourly services to London and Birmingham. It takes under 2 hours to get to Wigan by train from London and 1 hour 20 minutes from Birmingham. You can catch a direct train to Wigan North Western from Wolverhampton, Crewe, Warrington, Preston, Lancaster and stations to Glasgow.
To plan your rail journeys, go to www.nationalrail.co.uk

Useful phone numbers
For local public transport information, call Traveline
on 0871 200 2233
For rail information, call National Rail Enquiries
on 08457 48 49 50

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Map to:
Wigan & District
Community Transport,
Hope Enterprise Centre,
Scot Lane,
Wigan
WN5 0PN

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