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New Brighton was the invention of Liverpudlian James Atherton. Wowed by the success of Brighton in Sussex, in 1830 he set about building his own version on the Wirral Peninsula. It was a success. New Brighton boomed throughout the second half of the 19th century, particularly after rail provided a fast connection to Liverpool in 1888. It even boasted what was then Britain’s tallest building; sadly now demolished, the New Brighton Tower stood taller than the Blackpool Tower does today. Two world wars left the resort in decline, but some attractions remain, including the New Palace, an arcade and fairground with an Art Deco facade. Fort Perch Rock, a maritime fortification that predates New Brighton’s resort years, is also worth a visit, and the Marine Point centre offers shopping and entertainment right on the seafront. The station is centrally located, with all the key attractions about a 10-minute walk away.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:38 - 00:28
Sunday 07:38 - 00:28
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins only
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Café Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on station forecourt
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 and platforms are step free.

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

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

The station is at the junction of Atherton Street and Victoria Road. The Atherton Street entrance leads into the ticket hall, where you’ll find a ticket counter, female and accessible toilets and some seating. Double doors lead into a small yard, with male toilets, a small bike rack and further seating – the yard has a direct entrance off Victoria Road. Beyond it are the two platforms, which are arranged back-to-back. All departures are to Liverpool Central.

Departures and arrivals from New Brighton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into New Brighton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to West KirbyMerseyrail20:082On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail20:532On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail21:382On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail22:232On time
to West KirbyMerseyrail23:082On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from West KirbyMerseyrail19:582On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail20:432On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail21:282On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail22:132On time
from West KirbyMerseyrail22:582On time
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