The rebuilt Hattersley train station ticket office provides a modern, comfortable location for railpassengers.
The station is used by over 110,000 passengers a year .
Work started in early January providing a fit for purpose ticket
office for train passengers in Hattersley. This will also support the
increasing use of the station as Hattersley and the wider surrounding
area continues to grow. An increase in the use of Hattersley station
will support the Tameside Environmental & Climate Change Strategy (2021)
by enabling a shift to more sustainable modes of transport.
The new ticket office houses a waiting area, passenger toilet,
working spaces and seating for passengers.
Tameside Council received £750,000 funding from the Greater Manchester
Combined Authority, through the Manchester Growth and Reform Plan
Transport Strategy and Investment Plan, to provide an improved ticket
office at Hattersley train station. This project is being delivered by
the council, which has contracted Vextrix to complete the rebuild, with
TMT Group as principal contractor.
Cllr Warren Bray, Tameside Council executive member for Transport and
Connectivity, said: “This is excellent news for train passengers and
residents in Hattersley and shows our commitment to improving transport
links across our borough; providing modern infrastructure and a
sustainable environment that works for all. Upgrading Hattersley ticket
office is part of a long-term programme of works that will ensure we can
support and improve essential public transport connections throughout
Chris Jackson, regional director at Northern, said: “By continuing to
upgrade infrastructure across our route we can keep providing passengers
with the best possible experience using our trains. This new ticket
office in Hattersley will provide upgraded facilities for passengers
from the area where they can also continue using vital community
services like the Amazon Locker.”