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Trains to Liverpool Central

When the original Liverpool Central station opened in 1874, it was a large terminal station with a grand three-storey building above ground, fronting on to Ranelagh Street, and a huge arch-roofed train shed behind, housing six platforms, with direct routes to destinations all over the country including Manchester Central, London St. Pancras, London Marylebone, Hull and Harwich. By the 1960s, most routes had been diverted to Lime Street, and in 1973, the buildings were demolished. Now, Liverpool Central lives on, underground. In fact, it's the busiest station in Liverpool and the busiest underground station outside of London, welcoming 40,000 passengers every day. There's been an underground station here since 1892, but it really came into its own in the 1970s when it became the central hub of the Merseyrail network, serving the Northern and Wirral lines. The station underwent a multi-million pound face-lift in 2012.

Station details & facilities

Liverpool Central station is on three levels accessed through the shopping centre. On the entry level is the main concourse with a ticket office, shop and ticket machines. Straight ahead through the barriers, you'll find toilet and baby-change facilities. Left from the barriers are the escalators down to the Wirral Line and to the right are escalators and stairs to the Northern Line. The lift serves all three levels.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:25 - 00:16
    Sunday 07:45 - 00:16
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 0151 702 2951

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Food vending machine
  • Customer help points :

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available :
  • Shops note : Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Convenience store Passport Photo Booth

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change :

WiFi

ATMs

  • ATM available :

Parking

  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available : False
  • Cycle storage spaces : 30
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage notes :

    Apply for Free Secure Cycle storage access www.merseyrail.org/cycle

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Ticket office is step free. Lifts to platforms.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Taxi rank services by accessible'black'cabs' are located left out of the station in Hanover Street 200 metres on the right , 100 metres on the right or right out of station in Elliot Street.

Trains to Liverpool Central

Address

Ranelagh Street, Liverpool, L1 1JT
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:25 - 00:16
Sunday 07:45 - 00:16

Liverpool Central Live Departures

09:23

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

Station Due 09:26

09:25

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 3

On time

09:29

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

09:30

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 3

On time

09:31

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

09:35

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 3

On time

09:38

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

09:38

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

09:23

Southport

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 09:26

09:25

West Kirby

Merseyrail

Plat. 3

On time

09:29

Hunts Cross

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

09:30

Chester

Merseyrail

Plat. 3

On time

09:32

Ormskirk

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

09:35

Kirkby

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

09:35

New Brighton

Merseyrail

Plat. 3

On time

09:38

Southport

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 09:40

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