* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Seaforth & Litherland from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
The station also provided a service from 2 July 1905 to Dingle in south Liverpool (and all intermediate stations running parallel with the Liverpool dock system) via Liverpool on the Liverpool Overhead Railway up until 30 December 1956, when the LOR was closed and later demolished. The station underwent improvement work in 2009.
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 in Liverpool via Liverpool Central to the south. Winter Sunday services are every 30 minutes in each direction.