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One of two stations serving the town of Warrington, Warrington Central Railway Station sees regular Northern trains operating on the Liverpool to Manchester Line. Eight trains from Warrington Central depart hourly, of which two in each direction are Northern stopping services to Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road. TransPennine Express operates an hourly service between Liverpool Lime Street, as well as an express hourly service to Scarborough via Leeds and York. East Midlands Trains operates an additional hourly service in each direction to Liverpool and Norwich respectively.

Somewhat unusually, none of the lines passing through Warrington Central are electrified; as a result, the station is served by diesel trains only. The main station buildings still stand but are largely in private or corporate use. The station is staffed with a customer service office open until mid-afternoon most days. At all other times, passengers should use the self-service ticketing machines installed at the station ahead of travel. Train running information is provided via digital display screens and automated announcements. Payphones, refreshments, and toilet facilities are provided for customer use. There is good step-free access via lift to all platforms.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 20:45
Saturday 06:00 - 20:45
Sunday 08:15 - 20:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
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 operatorApcoa on Behalf of First TransPennine Express
Car parking spaces71
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£108.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces116
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platforms 1 and 2
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Step free access is available to both platforms at the station.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

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Departures and arrivals from Warrington Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Warrington Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern23:102Late
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern23:582On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern00:151On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern08:132Scheduled
to Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern09:051Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern23:102Late
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern23:572On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern00:151On time
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern08:122Scheduled
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern09:041Scheduled
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