The station, originally called Mersey Road & Aigburth, opened in 1864 as part of the Garston and Liverpool Railway line between Brunswick and Garston Dock. In 1865 the station and line were incorporated into the Cheshire Lines Committee. The station closed in April 1972 but reopened in January 1978 as part of the Kirkby–Garston line of the Merseyrail system. Services were extended from Garston to Hunts Cross in 1983, and diverted to Southport instead of Kirkby in 1984. From 11 December 2006 the Monday to Saturday evening service was increased to run every 15 minutes, instead of half-hourly as previously.
Aigburth railway station serves the Aigburth district of Liverpool, England. It is situated on the Southport–Hunts Cross route of the Northern Line of the Merseyrail suburban system. The typical Monday to Saturday service at the station is 4 trains per hour northbound to Southport via Liverpool Central and 4 trains per hour southbound to Hunts Cross. On Sundays there are 2 trains per hour in each direction.
Aigburth station does not have disabled access, platforms are accessible via steps. The nearest station with disabled access is Liverpool South Parkway for passengers travelling towards Hunts Cross and Brunswick for passengers travelling towards Liverpool. There is an induction loop, help point, and lost property. The station is staffed during all opening hours. There is a payphone, booking office and live departure and arrival screens for passenger information. The station has a free car park with 16 spaces, as well as secure indoor storage for 10 cycles. The station does not have step-free access for either platform and is not suitable for wheelchairs and prams. Bus Connection Timetable.
Local Taxis: 0151 427 2727, 0151 709 4646
Connections: 82A (City Centre to Halton Hospital), 82 (Liverpool ONE Bus station to Liverpool South Parkway), 82B (Hanover Street), 500 (Liverpool John Lennon Airport), X1 (Liverpool ONE Bus station to Windmill Hill), 800 (Seaforth), Taxi 1A (Renshaw Street to Liverpool John Lennon Airport)