Hightown railway station serves the village of Hightown in Merseyside, England. The station is located on the Southport branch of the Merseyrail network's Northern Line. Hightown opened in 1848 as an intermediate station on the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway. It became part of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR), on 14 June 1855, who took over from the (LCSR). The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway amalgamated with the London and North Western Railway on 1 January 1922 and in turn was Grouped into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1923. Nationalisation followed in 1948 and in 1978 the station became part of the Merseyrail network's Northern Line (operated by British Rail until privatisation in 1995).
Trains operate every 15 minutes throughout the day from Monday to Saturday and on summer Sundays to Southport to the north, and to Hunts Cross via Liverpool Central to the south. Winter Sunday services are every 30 minutes in each direction.
Access at Hightown station is restricted. Platforms are linked by a stepped footbridge, however platforms can be accessed from the public road. There is an induction loop, help point, and lost property. The station is staffed, 15 minutes before the first train and 15 minutes after the last train, and has platform CCTV. Both of the two platforms has a waiting room. There is a payphone, booking office and live departure and arrival screens, for passenger information. There is secure indoor storage for 54 cycles. The platforms are linked via a stepped bridge but both may be accessed via the road. Bus Connection Timetable.
Local Taxis 01704 878 585, 01704 877 777
Connections: 206 (to Hall Road Station)