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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

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.
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to New BrightonMerseyrail18:532On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail19:232On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail19:532On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail20:231On time
to New BrightonMerseyrail20:53On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from New BrightonMerseyrail18:582On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail19:131On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail19:282On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail19:431On time
from New BrightonMerseyrail20:131On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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