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Mossley Hill railway station

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Place  Mossley Hill
Station code  MSH
DfT category  E
Number of platforms  4
Pte  Merseytravel
Grid reference  SJ392873
Managed by  Northern
2011/12  0.302 million
Local authority  Liverpool
Mossley Hill railway station
Address  Liverpool L18 8EE, United Kingdom
Similar  West Allerton railway st, St Michaels railway station, Edge Hill railway station, Hough Green railway st, Halewood railway station

Mossley Hill railway station is in the suburbs of Liverpool in the north west of England. The station is operated by Northern.

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History

It and Allerton were the only stations opened on 15 February 1864 when the St Helens Railway's (taken over by the LNWR from 29 July 1864) extension from Speke to Edge Hill opened. The station was replaced from 13 July 1891, when the Edge Hill to Speke line was quadrupled.

The station was renamed from Mossley Hill for Aigburth to Mossley Hill on 6 May 1974.

North of the station, on the route towards Edge Hill are the sites – still identifiable where the line crosses roads – of the former Sefton Park and Wavertree stations.

Facilities

The ticket office is on a road bridge and (as is standard practice for Merseytravel-sponsored stations) is staffed throughout the hours of service all week. Ramps lead down to the two island platforms, which have basic shelters and seats. Passenger information screens, automated announcements and customer help points are also provided to offer train running information.

Like West Allerton (preceding south) there are 4 platforms, 2 of which, platforms 1 and 2, are located on the fast lines and are where most trains stop. 3 & 4 are on the slow lines and are used infrequently, mainly where faster services (Virgin West Coast, First TransPennine Express and most London Midland) are booked to overtake stopping services on this stretch of line (this is most common in the Liverpool-bound direction).

Services

The station is currently served by local stopping trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road operated by Northern. These call every half-hour in each direction on Mondays to Saturdays during the day - one eastbound train each hour stops at all stations to Warrington Central then runs limited stop west of there whilst the other is limited stop to Warrington but then serves most local stops thereafter. The frequency drops to hourly in the evening and on Sundays. Services to Crewe and Birmingham New Street no longer stop here in the current (2016-17) timetable, though convenient connections are available at Liverpool South Parkway.

The station is served by several local bus routes.

References

Mossley Hill railway station Wikipedia


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