Orrell Park railway station

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Orrell Park National Rail
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Location
PlaceOrrell Park
Local authorityLiverpool
Coordinates53°27′43″N 2°57′46″W / 53.4620°N 2.9628°W / 53.4620; -2.9628Coordinates: 53°27′43″N 2°57′46″W / 53.4620°N 2.9628°W / 53.4620; -2.9628
Grid referenceSJ361965
Operations
Station codeOPK
Managed byMerseyrail
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Decrease 1.031 million
2014/15Increase 1.040 million
2015/16Decrease 1.032 million
2016/17Increase 1.057 million
2017/18Decrease 1.035 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTEMerseytravel
ZoneC1
History
Original companyLancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-groupingLancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
19 November 1906 (1906-11-19)Opened as Orrell Park Halt
after 1948Renamed Orrell Park
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 Orrell Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Orrell Park railway station is a railway station in Orrell Park, Liverpool, England. The station was opened in 1906 by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, and was originally named Orrell Park Halt; this was simplified to Orrell Park by British Rail.[1] It is located to the north of the city centre. It also serves the nearby district of Orrell. It is on the Ormskirk branch of the Merseyrail network's Northern Line.

Orrell Park is the most convenient station for the Walton Vale shopping area.

Facilities[edit]

As with most Merseyrail stations, it has a ticket office that is fully staffed from start of service until after the last train has left (closing shortly after midnight). There is also a ticket machine available. There is a refreshment vending machine provided and waiting shelters on each platform, with train running information provided by automated announcements and digital display screens. The ramps to the platform and the footbridge both have steps, but there is a lift available for disabled passengers.[2]

Services[edit]

Trains operate every 15 minutes (Monday to Saturday daytime) between Ormskirk and Liverpool Central, and every 30 minutes at other times.[3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 178. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ Orrell Park station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 13 December 2016
  3. ^ Table 105 National Rail timetable, December 2016

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Aintree
towards Ormskirk
  Merseyrail
Northern Line
  Walton
towards Liverpool Central