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A junction station at the meeting of the New Brighton and West Kirby branches of the Wirral Line, Birkenhead North train station serves the surrounding area of Birkenhead and acts as a funnel for Birkenhead North Traction Maintenance Depot, Merseyrail’s primary train depot. The station has three platforms, all of which typically see trains from Birkenhead North departing every 15 minutes throughout the week to New Brighton and West Kirby. Additionally, services via Birkenhead Hamilton Square to Liverpool operate every 5 to 10 minutes. During off-peak hours and Sundays, these services become half-hourly and every 15 minutes respectively.

In addition to the standard Merseyrail station amenities, Birkenhead North has a Park and Ride facility attached directly to the platform with charging posts for electric vehicles. The station is staffed during all opening hours and has a booking hall, seating, live departures and arrival screens, payphones, secure cycle storage and step-free access throughout the platforms.

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Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Birkenhead North. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Birkenhead North station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Birkenhead North

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Birkenhead North station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to New BrightonMerseyrail10:323On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail10:342On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail10:393Late
to West KirbyMerseyrail10:392On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail10:492On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from New BrightonMerseyrail10:323On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail10:332On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail10:383Late
from West KirbyMerseyrail10:382On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail10:482On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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