Overpool railway station
|Local authority||Cheshire West and Chester|
|Number of platforms||2|
|Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections|
from National Rail Enquiries
|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Passenger Transport Executive|
|National Rail – UK railway stations|
|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Overpool from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
Overpool railway station was opened on 17 August 1988 and serves the central area of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England. It is situated on the Ellesmere Port branch of the Wirral Line, part of the Merseyrail network.
The station has platform CCTV. Each platform has a sheltered waiting area. There are live electronic departure and arrival screens, on the platform, for passenger information. There is a payphone, next to the entrance, on platform 1. There is ramp access, to each platform, from the Overpool Road bridge, for passengers with wheelchairs or prams.
Overpool is one of four stations on the Merseyrail network that are unstaffed, the others being Bache, Capenhurst and Little Sutton. Passengers purchase tickets from the Ticket Vending Machine located on the platform. This machine can issue tickets to any destination on the rail network. Passengers failing to purchase a ticket will be liable for a Penalty Fare if they board a Merseyrail service without obtaining a valid ticket.
This station became part of the Merseyrail Penalty Fares Area on 15 June 2009.
Overpool is served by trains every 30 minutes (all day every day, including Sundays) between Ellesmere Port and Liverpool. These services are all provided by Merseyrail's fleet of Class 507 and Class 508 EMUs.
- Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2012). Chester to Birkenhead. Middleton Press. fig. 98. ISBN 9781908174215. OCLC 811323335.
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- Station information for Overpool railway station from Merseyrail
|Preceding station||National Rail||Following station|
Ellesmere Port Branch
towards Liverpool Central
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