Wavertree Technology Park railway station

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Wavertree Technology Park National Rail
Wavertree Technology Park Station.jpg
Location
Place Wavertree
Local authority Liverpool
Grid reference SJ387902
Operations
Station code WAV
Managed by Northern Rail
Number of platforms 2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  0.129 million
2005/06 Increase 0.167 million
2006/07 Increase 0.188 million
2007/08 Increase 0.205 million
2008/09 Increase 0.338 million
2009/10 Decrease 0.328 million
2010/11 Increase 0.369 million
2011/12 Increase 0.367 million
2012/13 Decrease 0.342 million
2013/14 Increase 0.468 million
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Merseytravel
Zone C1
History
2000 Opened
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Wavertree Technology Park from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Wavertree Technology Park railway station is in the suburbs of Liverpool in the north west of England. The station, and all services calling there, are operated by Northern Rail. The station opened on 13 August 2000,[1] at a cost of £2 million.

The lines through the station have had overhead electrification installed, which began use from 5 March 2015,[2] as part of the electrification of George Stephenson's Liverpool and Manchester Railway line, upon which the station is situated, and the branch off the line to Wigan. The station is also situated at the western end of Olive Mount cutting, and has the distinction of being the newest station on the oldest timetabled passenger railway line in the world.[citation needed]

Services[edit]

There are 5 trains per hour in each direction and all services are operated by Northern Rail

Eastbound[edit]

  • 1tph to Manchester Victoria
calling at Broad Green, Roby, Huyton, Whiston, Rainhill, Lea Green, St. Helens Junction, Earlestown, Newton-le-Willows, Patricroft, Eccles and Manchester Victoria
  • 1tph to Warrington Bank Quay
calling at Broad Green, Roby, Huyton, Whiston, Rainhill, Lea Green, St. Helens Junction, Earlestown and Warrington Bank Quay
  • 1tph to Manchester Airport
calling at St. Helens Junction, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport
  • 2tph to Wigan North Western
calling at Broad Green, Roby, Huyton, Prescot, Eccleston Park, Thatto Heath, St Helens Central, Garswood, Bryn and Wigan North Western

Westbound[edit]

  • 5tph to Liverpool Lime Street
4 calling at Edge Hill and Liverpool Lime Street;
1 calling at Liverpool Lime Street only.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Railway Stations Opened". trundleage.co.uk. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Better rail services become a reality between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport station". Network Rail Media Centre. Network Rail. 5 March 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2015. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Edge Hill   Northern Rail
Manchester to Liverpool Line
  Broad Green
Liverpool Lime Street   Northern Rail
Manchester Airport to Liverpool Line
  St Helens Junction

Coordinates: 53°24′22″N 2°55′26″W / 53.406°N 2.924°W / 53.406; -2.924