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Visits to Hindley station

13 members of FofHCS visited Hindley station on 19th November 2011, and 4 members were invited to their artwork launch on the 4th July 2012.


The Friends of Hindley Station ( FOHS ) are a group of volunteers who meet and work together to benefit the railway station in Ladies Lane, Hindley, Wigan.

The group meets together at the Edington Arms, pub ( courtesy of Terry the Landlord ) that stands next to the Hindley railway station.
The group have worked really hard with restoration work on the Manchester bound platform.


Many people have commended the work the group has carried out to transform the appearance of the station.

One of their discoveries on a cleanup day in June 2008  was this old ground sign.

The team set to work on it and beautifully restored it.



The Friends of Hindley Station are working to improve Hindley station, by:

  • Clearing paths leading to the station.
  • Tidying the station platform areas
  • Preparing to install garden areas on the station platforms.
  • Working towards improving station use