About Blackburn Railway Station
Blackburn Railway Station is the main train station serving the town of Blackburn, Lancashire. The station has been in service since 1846, since the opening of the Blackburn and Preston Railway. Subsequent developments introduced new platforms, three of which are now in use. It’s managed by Arriva Rail North.
Lancashire is a beautiful county with a diverse array of landscapes, heritage sites, and food and drink, covering more than 3,000 square kilometres of northern England. Whether you’re visiting the famous seaside resort of Blackpool, losing yourself in the sprawling natural beauty of Ormskirk and Morecambe Bay, or exploring the hospitable cultures of countless quaint towns and villages, Lancashire is sure to have more than a few pleasant surprises in store for you.
The Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
The Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is the perfect attraction for those visiting Blackburn, who want to learn more about its rich history and culture. It was opened in the late Victorian era, and currently houses the largest Icon collection in Britain outside the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Other highlights include a huge array of Japanese woodcut prints, oil paintings and watercolours, and priceless medieval manuscripts.
Planning a trip to Blackburn Railway Station? Travelodge Blackburn M65 Hotel is a 10-minute drive away, and Travelodge Preston Chorley Hotel can be reached in 20.