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Sandhills railway station lies just north of central Liverpool in the Kirkdale neighbourhood along the Northern Line. It was opened in the mid-19th-century by the then Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway and now serves as a busy commuter stop into the city with more than a million people using it annually, as well as fans heading out to see their beloved Everton Football Club. It has two platforms joined as a central island and is staffed with a ticket office for the entire day, a rarity these days with British stations. Other facilities include modern waiting shelters with seating, passenger information screens, cycle racks and wheelchair access. The station and the trains that pass through are managed by Merseyrail. There are up to eight services an hour southbound to Liverpool Central with a journey time of approximately 6 minutes and four an hour heading northbound to Southport, getting passengers there in approximately 41 minutes.

You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to things to do near Sandhills station. Within a few minutes of the station, you’ll find a vast indoor climbing wall, several parks like the William Collins Playing Fields and the historic Stanley Dock landmark. Sandhills is also one of the nearest stations to the iconic Anfield football stadium – if you're a football fan, make sure you join one of the daily stadium tours and visit the Liverpool FC Story, an interactive exhibition exploring the history of a club that has won numerous national and European honours.

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Departures and arrivals from Sandhills

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to SouthportMerseyrail05:551Scheduled
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to SouthportMerseyrail06:102Scheduled
to SouthportMerseyrail06:142Scheduled
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from SouthportMerseyrail05:551Scheduled
from SouthportMerseyrail06:102Scheduled
from SouthportMerseyrail06:142Scheduled
from SouthportMerseyrail06:161Scheduled
from SouthportMerseyrail06:221Scheduled
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