Eccleston Park railway station

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Eccleston Park National Rail
Eccleston Park Station 319.JPG
Wigan-bound Northern Electrics Class 319 EMU at Eccleston Park
Location
Place Eccleston Park
Local authority St Helens
Coordinates 53°25′51″N 2°46′50″W / 53.4307°N 2.7805°W / 53.4307; -2.7805Coordinates: 53°25′51″N 2°46′50″W / 53.4307°N 2.7805°W / 53.4307; -2.7805
Grid reference SJ482929
Operations
Station code ECL
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 0.164 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.157 million
2013/14 Decrease 0.114 million
2014/15 Decrease 0.110 million
2015/16 Increase 0.120 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Merseytravel
Zone A2
History
Key dates Opened 1871 (1871)
National RailUK railway stations
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 estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Eccleston Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Eccleston Park railway station serves the Eccleston Park area of Prescot, Merseyside, England. It is situated on the electrified Liverpool to Wigan Line 8 34 miles (14.1 km) northeast of Liverpool Lime Street. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern. It was opened (along with the line) by the London & North Western Railway in 1871.

Electrification of this line was given the go-ahead in November 2010. On 17 May 2015, electric train services began on the Liverpool to Wigan line, operating Class 319 electric multiple units.

Facilities[edit]

Though run by Northern, it is within the Merseytravel area and thus has a ticket office that is staffed throughout the hours of service each day (05:50-23:30 Mondays to Saturdays; closed Sundays along with the station). This is located in the main building on platform 1, along with a waiting room whilst there is a shelter on platform 2. Train running information is provided via customer help points and timetable poster boards on each platform. Step-free access is available to both platforms via ramps.[1]

Services[edit]

During Monday to Saturday daytimes, Eccleston Park is served by trains every 30 minutes each way between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western. This drops to one per hour each way after 20.00. No trains call here on Sundays.[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eccleston Park station facilities National Rail Enquiries, Retrieved 10 January 2017
  2. ^ Table 90 National Rail timetable, December 2016

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Prescot   Northern
Liverpool to Wigan Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Thatto Heath