It was opened by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway in 1913, in an attempt to fend off growing electric tramway competition in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester. The original halt had wooden platforms. The site is near the vanished junction of a former branch line to the chemical works in Blackley. The station forms part of Ticketing Zone C.
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