New Brighton railway station


New Brighton railway station
New Brighton National Rail
New Brighton
A Merseyrail Class 508 EMU at New Brighton
Location
Place New Brighton
Local authority Wirral
Operations
Station code NBN
Managed by Merseyrail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures and station information
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage
2004/05 * 0.344 million
2005/06 * 0.351 million
2006/07 * 0.359 million
2007/08 * 0.373 million
2008/09 * 1.046 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Merseytravel
Zone B1
History
1888 Opened
1938 Electrified
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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at New Brighton from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Please note: methodology may vary year on year.
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New Brighton railway station is situated in New Brighton, Wirral, England. It is situated at the end of the New Brighton branch of the Wirral Line 13 km (8¼ miles) west of Liverpool Lime Street on the Merseyrail network.

History

The station was built as the terminus of the Wirral Railway's route from Birkenhead Park station, opening in 1888. Through services via the Mersey Railway Tunnel to Liverpool commenced in 1938, when the London Midland and Scottish Railway electrified the line.

Services

Current service levels are every 15 minutes to Liverpool during Monday to Saturday daytime, and every 30 minutes at other times.

External links

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Terminus   Merseyrail
Wirral Line
  Wallasey Grove Road

Coordinates: 53°26′13″N 3°02′56″W / 53.437°N 3.049°W / 53.437; -3.049



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