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Newton-le-Willows station opened in 1861, and it is located in the borough of St Helens on the former Liverpool and Manchester Railway - one of the oldest lines in the country. Today some of its busiest services are the hourly trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport, travelling via Manchester Piccadilly. Other services include trains to Manchester Victoria and Chester, and to Llandudno and Holyhead on the North Wales Coast Line. The centre of Newton-le-Willows is actually closer to the nearby Earlestown station, which is located at the bottom of Market Street in the west of town. Newton-le-Willows station serves the residential neighbourhoods in the eastern part of town, where some shops, pubs and other services can be found on the High Street, about five minutes' walk to the north. Newton-le-Willows station is also the closest train connection for Haydock Park racecourse, and there is a shuttle bus service linking the two on race weekends.

Station details & facilities

The station entrance is in the car park on Southworth Road, which is free to use but has limited spaces. The platforms are reached via a stepped subway under the tracks, with platform 1 for trains to Manchester, and platform 2 for trains to Liverpool and North Wales. Note that there is no step-free access to the platforms at this station. There are bike stands in the car park, and the closest bus stop is on Mill Lane.

Departures and arrivals from Newton-le-Willows

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Newton-le-Willows station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to NewcastleNorthern05:48On time
to NewcastleNorthern05:58On time
to NewcastleTransport for Wales06:09On time
to NewcastleTransPennine Express06:11Scheduled
to NewcastleTransPennine Express06:13On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern05:47On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern05:58On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransport for Wales06:08On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express06:11Scheduled
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express06:12On time
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