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Little Sutton frontage

Little Sutton frontage

Little Sutton platform

Little Sutton platform

 

Little Sutton railway station serves the village of Little Sutton, near Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England. It is situated on the Ellesmere Port branch of the Wirral Line, part of the Merseyrail network. The station is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building. It became part of the Merseyrail network in 1994, when the branch from Hooton to Ellesmere Port was electrified by British Rail, and through train services to Liverpool via Birkenhead commenced. As of 2013/14, Little Sutton is the least used station on the Merseyrail network.

 

Little Sutton is one of four stations on the Merseyrail network that is Unstaffed, the others being Bache, Capenhurst and Overpool. Passengers purchase tickets from the Ticket Vending Machine located on the platform. This machine can issue tickets to any destination on the rail network. Passengers failing to purchase a ticket will be liable for a Penalty Fare if they board a Merseyrail service without obtaining a valid ticket. The station became part of the Merseyrail Penalty Fares Area on 15 June 2009. This station is served by trains bound for Liverpool Central and Ellesmere Port, with platform 1 serving Ellesmere Port bound services and platform 2 serving Liverpool bound services, and is classed by Merseyrail as part of the Ellesmere Port branch of the Wirral Line. Services call at this station every thirty minutes or less, including Sundays. These services are all provided by Merseyrail's fleet of Class 507 and Class 508 EMUs.

 

Little Sutton is an unmanned station that does not have disabled access. The nearest station with full disabled access is Bromborough Rake. There are help points. The station has platform CCTV. Each platform has a sheltered waiting area. There are electronic departure and arrival screens, on the platform, for passenger information. There is a payphone, next to the entrance, on platform 2. There is ramp access, to each platform, for passengers with wheelchairs or prams. However, cross-platform access, within the station, is by staircase only. Platform access has not been modernised to the standard of that at Hooton. Bus Connection Timetable.

 

Local Taxis 0151 355 1122, 01244 34 34 34

Connections: 272 (to Childer Thornton)