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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

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:49 - 00:18
Sunday 07:59 - 00:18
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCards only
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
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Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Ticket office is step free. Step free access only available to West Kirby/New Brighton platform. Access to Liverpool platform is via a stepped footbridge.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Telephone numbers for taxi companies are displayed at all of our stations.

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 West KirbyMerseyrail08:183Late
to West KirbyMerseyrail08:192On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail08:323On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail08:342On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail08:473On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from West KirbyMerseyrail08:183Late
from West KirbyMerseyrail08:182On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail08:323On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail08:332On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail08:473On time
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