Port Sunlight train station lies on the Chester and Ellesmere Port branches of the Wirral Line. The station serves Port Sunlight, a model village built by the Lever Brothers in 1888 to accommodate the workers of their nearby soap factory. The original station was opened in 1914 for use by the workers only; it became a public station in 1927. Merseyrail provides four train services an hour between Liverpool and Chester, with fastest journey times from Port Sunlight of 20 minutes and 26 minutes respectively. An additional half hourly service between Ellesmere Port and Liverpool also stops at this station.
Recognised for its cultural value, Port Sunlight was granted Conservation Area status in 1978 and contains over 900 Grade II Listed buildings. There are two platforms at Port Sunlight train station, located either side of a dual running track. There is no step-free access to the platforms; connection between the platforms is made via staircases to a subway. The station has a ticket office and toilet facilities.
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