Bebington railway station


Bebington railway station

Infobox UK station
name = Bebington
manager = Merseyrail
code = BEB
locale = Bebington
borough = Wirral
pte = Merseytravel
zone = B1
usage0405 = 0.434
usage0506 = 0.445
usage0607 = 0.430
platforms = 2

Bebington railway station serves the town of Bebington, Wirral, England. The station is situated on the Chester and Ellesmere Port branches of the Wirral Line, part of the Merseyrail network.

History

The station is on the former Chester and Birkenhead Railway, which opened in 1838.

Direct train services to Liverpool began in 1985, when the line between Rock Ferry and Hooton was electrified; previously passengers for Liverpool had to change at Rock Ferry. Further electrification in early 1990s allowed electric train services to be extended, first to Chester in 1993 and then Ellesmere Port in 1994.

Services

Trains operate every 15 minutes (all day, every day) in each direction. Northbound trains operate via Hamilton Square station in Birkenhead and the Mersey Railway Tunnel to Liverpool. Southbound trains continue to Hooton, from where trains continue every 30 minutes to each of Chester and Ellesmere Port.

Liverpool trains run at 11,26,41,56 minutes past the hourChester trains run at 14,44 minutes past the hourEllesmere Port trains run at 29,59 minutes past the hour

External links

* [http://www.merseyrail.org/stations/?iStationId=9 Station information] from Merseyrail

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