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Walton station

Walton station

Walton platform

Walton platform

 

Walton (Merseyside) railway station is a railway station in Walton, Liverpool, England, located to the north of the city centre. It is on the Ormskirk branch of the Merseyrail network's Northern Line. Originally named Walton Junction when opened by the Liverpool, Ormskirk and Preston Railway on 2 April 1849, the station was renamed Walton (Merseyside) by British Rail. It is located just to the north of the junction between the Ormskirk and Kirkby branches of the Northern Line.

 

Trains operate every 15 minutes (Monday to Saturday daytime) between Ormskirk and Liverpool Central, and every 30 minutes at other times.

 

Walton station has restricted access. The car park is step free to Liverpool platform only. Access to Ormskirk platform and the ticket office are via stairs. There is an induction loop, help point, and lost property. The station ticket office is staffed throughout the hours of service each day, closing shortly after midnight. At platform level, there are shelters on each side, information screens and timetable notice boards. Automated announcements are also used to convey train running information. Step-free access is only possible from the car park to the southbound platform, as access to the ticket office and via the footbridge to the northbound platform require the use of stairs. There is car parking for 10 vehicles and secure storage for 10 cycles. Bus Connection Timetable. Or NextBus for live departures.

 

Local Taxis: 0151 924 7373, 0151 298 2244

Connections: 20 (Liverpool City Centre to Kirkby), 21 (Liverpool City Centre to Northwood), 23 (Walton Vale), 30,30A,30E (Dingle to Maghull), 61,62,68,68A,68E (Aigburth Vale, Penny Lane to Bootle) 122 (Crosby), 214,215 (Walton Park), 217,227 (Huyton via Kirkby) 300 (Southport), 310 (Skelmersdale), 345 ( Waddicar), 300,310,345,821 (Liverpool City Centre), 835 (Seaforth), 892 (Kirkby Admin.)