Salford Crescent (SLD)

Managed by Northern 

Salford Crescent station
University Road West
Greater Manchester
M5 4BR

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

  • Trolleys

  • Refreshments

  • ATM machine

  • Toilets

    Toilets The toilets are located in the Booking Hall. The National key toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A key is available from the Booking Office and Supervisor's Office upon request.
  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops


Salford Crescent

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Station Message: Alert!

​​​​​​​The lifts are out of order at Salford Crescent station.

Network Rail are carrying out repairs to ensure that the lift remains safe and reliable for passengers. While this work is undertaken, there will be no step-free access to/from the platforms and tickets will be valid to travel via the nearest step-free stations - Bolton, Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly - where onward travel can be arranged.

For assistance, please speak to a member of station staff or contact Passenger Assist on 0800 138 5560.

Getting to and from the station

Car Park
Onward travel information

Located on The Crescent for buses to Piccadilly Gardens, Eccles and Bolton. Maximum distance 300 yards/274m. Busline 0871 200 2233


3 spaces on University Road West

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

GMPTE 0161 228 7811

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office
Opening hours
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday 06:30 - 21:45
Sunday 09:10 - 16:00
Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counter note

Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.

Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards issued
Smartcards top-up
Yes, at self-service ticket machine
Smartcards validators
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Penalty fares
Penalty fares apply for Northern 

Staffing and general services

Information available from staff
If the station is not staffed please use our helpline 08002006060 
Information services - opening times
Friday,Saturday 06:25 - 18:15
Sunday Closed
Monday - Friday 06:25 - 18:15
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday 06:10 - 22:45

Information available 24/7 through the customer experience centre 0800 200 6060

Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements
Customer help points
Lost Property
Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00

Open 0700-2200 7 days per week

Customer Services
Ticket gates
Location for Rail Replacement Services

Pick Up / Drop Off outside the station near to the roundabout. 


ATM Machine
Pay phones
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Toilets Location
The toilets are located in the Booking Hall. The National key toilets are operated by a RADAR key. A key is available from the Booking Office and Supervisor's Office upon request.
Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
National key toilets
Waiting Rooms

Accessibility and mobility access

Helpline Contact
0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560
Assisted travel

Assistance will be provided by station staff during ticket office opening hours, outside of this the conductor will assist

Helpline opening hours
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Staff help available
Staff help available opening times
Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday 06:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:00 - 19:00
Ramp for train access
Step free access coverage
Step free access note
Category A station, The station is accessed from the main road ( A6,THE CRESCENT) and the corner of University Road
There is a lift available at the end of the overbridge (facing the steps of which there is 36 down onto the platform). The lift is available from first to last train.
Wheelchairs available

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