Thatto Heath railway station

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Thatto Heath National Rail
Thatto Heath railway station (geograph 3795543).jpg
Location
PlaceThatto Heath
Local authoritySt Helens
Coordinates53°26′12″N 2°45′34″W / 53.4367°N 2.7594°W / 53.4367; -2.7594Coordinates: 53°26′12″N 2°45′34″W / 53.4367°N 2.7594°W / 53.4367; -2.7594
Grid referenceSJ496936
Operations
Station codeTHH
Managed byNorthern
Number of platforms2
DfT categoryE
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2014/15Decrease 0.214 million
2015/16Increase 0.229 million
2016/17Increase 0.237 million
2017/18Increase 0.257 million
2018/19Decrease 0.135 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTEMerseytravel
ZoneA1/A2
History
Key datesOpened 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 Thatto Heath from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.

Thatto Heath railway station is located in the Thatto Heath area of St Helens, Merseyside, England. It is situated on the electrified Liverpool to Wigan Line, 9 34 miles (15.7 km) northeast of Liverpool. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern. It opened with the line in 1871.

Facilities[edit]

The station has a small wooden ticket office on the northbound platform, which is staffed from beginning to end of service each day (including Sundays). There are also waiting shelters on both platforms, along with customer help points, digital information screens and timetable posters. Step-free access is available on each side, via ramps from the road above.[1]

Services[edit]

During Monday to Saturday daytimes, Thatto Heath is served by trains every 30 minutes between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western. Some afternoon peak and late evening trains continue to Preston and Blackpool North. The service frequency also drops to hourly in the evenings.

On Sundays the service is half-hourly in each direction, with some trains extending beyond Wigan to Preston & Blackpool North.[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thatto Heath station facilities National Rail Enquiries; Retrieved 10 January 2017
  2. ^ Table 90 National Rail timetable, May 2019

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Eccleston Park   Northern
Liverpool to Wigan Line
  St Helens Central