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Capenhurst train station is in the village of Capenhurst, Cheshire. It is part of the Merseyrail network, situated on the Wirral Line which carries trains between Chester and Liverpool. The fastest train from Capenhurst to Chester takes 9 minutes and Liverpool Central has a fastest journey time of 35 minutes. Trains depart from Capenhurst train station every half hour in each direction. The station is unstaffed so tickets need to be purchased in advance or from the ticket machine at the station. There is step free access to each platform individually, though the bridge linking them over the line has steps.  

Capenhurst itself is perhaps best known as the site of a uranium enrichment plant and the Capenhurst Technology Park, which is located a short distance from the railway line. It is also home to the controversial Capenhurst tower. Claims that the tower was used to intercept calls from Ireland were published in 1999; the tower was destroyed in 2004. 

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Capenhurst station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

Chester Station is fully compliant with DDA regulations.

ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:54 - 00:32
Sunday 07:54 - 00:32
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMerseyrail
Car parking spaces25
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces32
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>Apply for Free Secure Cycle storage access <a href="http://www.merseyrail.org/cycle">www.merseyrail.org/cycle</a></p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
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 Capenhurst. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Capenhurst station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Capenhurst

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Capenhurst station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ChesterMerseyrail23:521On time
to ChesterMerseyrail06:042On time
to ChesterMerseyrail06:171On time
to ChesterMerseyrail06:342Scheduled
to ChesterMerseyrail06:471On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ChesterMerseyrail23:521On time
from ChesterMerseyrail06:042On time
from MoorfieldsMerseyrail06:171On time
from ChesterMerseyrail06:342Scheduled
from HootonMerseyrail06:471On time
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