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One of the busiest stations on the network, Liverpool James Street Railway Station serves the centre of Liverpool city with Merseyrail services on the Wirral Line. Trains from Liverpool James Street run every five minutes around the Liverpool city centre loop to Moorfields, Liverpool Lime Street, and Liverpool Central. Trains running in the opposite direction serve Hamilton Square with quarter-hourly extensions alternately to New Brighton, West Kirby, and Hooton. After Hooton, trains continue quarter-hourly to Chester and half-hourly to Ellesmere Port.

Typically for Merseyrail services, Liverpool James Street is staffed during all opening hours and tickets should be purchased from the booking office directly. Platform CCTV is installed throughout the station. Toilet facilities with payphones, a cashpoint, and waiting areas are all available for customer use. Train running information is provided via digital departure and arrival screens. Those wishing to stow their cycles at the station may do so, provided space is available. There is step-free access to the platforms via lifts.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Liverpool James Street station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Café Food vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
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 accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ticket office is step free via James Street only. Some narrow lifts with openings of 800mm only.

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

Taxi rank located outside the station which is serviced by accessible 'black' cabs.

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

Departures and arrivals from Liverpool James Street

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Liverpool James Street station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to West KirbyMerseyrail16:471On time
to ChesterMerseyrail16:501On time
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail16:541On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail16:553On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail16:571On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from West KirbyMerseyrail16:471On time
from ChesterMerseyrail16:501On time
from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail16:541On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail16:553On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail16:571On time
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