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St Helens Junction railway station is used by the little community of Sutton just a few miles south of St Helens. It’s one of the oldest stations in the country having been opened in the early 1830s and has long been an important junction. Today, the station and the trains that pass through on the Liverpool to Manchester Line are managed by Northern. The original station ticket office is still open today and the pretty brick building has been given Grade II listed station for its classical British station design. Facilities on the two-platform station including waiting shelters, help points, digital displays and timetable posters. There’s an irregular hourly direct service to Liverpool Lime Street in 31 minutes and Manchester Piccadilly in 35 minutes.

There isn’t much to do right next to the station, but if you arrive in St Helens Junction, you won’t be far from the beautiful Sutton Park, the wooded trails of Sherdley Park or the Miniature Golf Course.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:05 - 23:50
Saturday 06:05 - 23:50
Sunday 08:30 - 23:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces65
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes
Level access to the Manchester platform including tactile guidance path from main street, car park and bus interchange. Alternative access to Manchester platform is up stepped ramp from Helena Road. Access to the Liverpool bound platform has a long severe ramp and is via a locked gate. Station staff have a key. The access ramp is cobbled and has a safety barrier at the bottom in Helena Road. Alternative access is via an open step bridge with 27 steps to each platform.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from St Helens Junction

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into St Helens Junction station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern18:451On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern18:552Late
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern19:542On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern19:551On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern20:541On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern18:451On time
from Manchester VictoriaNorthern18:532On time
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern19:532On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern19:551On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern20:541On time
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