Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway






Dates

24/07/1848~Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway
Ainsdale opened

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


From Liverpool to Southport

Liverpool bound at Sandhills Junction. ...
Ewan Crawford //

Bank Hall station frontage from across the road with the tracks passing underneath either side of the building. ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019
508111 in 'Beatles' livery departs from Bank Hall on 28 December 2019 while working a Southport to Hunts Cross service. Bank Hall MPD was a short ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019
507011 arrives at Bank Hall on 28 December 2019 with a service to Southport. The view is taken from the top of the steps just outside the booking ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019



507029 calls at Bootle Oriel Road with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on 28 December 2019. The station is one of the newer designs on the Northern ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019
Looking north to Bootle Oriel Road. ...
Ewan Crawford //

Looking north at Bootle New Strand as a Hunts Cross to Southport service departs on 28 December 2019. The one thing I associate with Bootle is the tax ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019


Looking north on the island platform at Seaforth and Litherland as 507011 prepares to depart with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on 28 December ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019

This station was briefly the terminus of the line from 1848 to 1850. It was replaced by Waterloo [Merseyside] in 1881. ...

More details

507011 calls at Waterloo on 28 December 2019 on a Southport to Hunts Cross service. The station is an island platform and the northbound services are ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019


Hall Road station looking towards Liverpool as a Southport service with 507017 pulls in over the level crossing. A short walk from the station is the ...
Mark Bartlett 13/08/2008
For many years the EMU depot at Hall Road serviced the Liverpool Southport electric trains but, although it still stands alongside Hall Road station ...
Mark Bartlett 13/08/2008

A Southport - Liverpool Central EMU arrives at Hightown station on the Merseyrail Northern line on Sunday afternoon 26 June 2011. Like many stations ...
John McIntyre 26/06/2011


A Liverpool bound service, with 508141 on the rear of a 6 car
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John McIntyre 26/06/2011
The station entrance and booking office on the road overbridge at Formby, seen in June 2011. Note the station name and LYR logo displayed within the ...
John McIntyre 26/06/2011

On the Liverpool to Southport Merseyrail Northern line, Freshfield
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John McIntyre 26/06/2011
Freshfield station is close to the National Trust's Formby sand dunes area and popular with visitors, hence the party of ramblers on the Liverpool ...
Mark Bartlett 17/03/2009

A Merseyrail service from Hunts Cross to Southport approaches Ainsdale station on 26 June 2011. The height of the unused section of the Up platform is ...
John McIntyre 26/06/2011
View south from the footbridge at Ainsdale station on a warm and sunny 26 June 2011 as a Southport - Liverpool Central service pulls away from the ...
John McIntyre 26/06/2011
A Hunts Cross to Southport service pulls away from Ainsdale heading for the next stop at Hillside in February 2013. 507026 is just passing one of the ...
Mark Bartlett 15/02/2013
Looking north at Ainsdale on 26 June 2011 as Merseyrail 508140 arrives with a Liverpool bound train. ...
John McIntyre 26/06/2011



A Merseyrail service to Southport calls at Birkdale on 19 May 2013. ...
John McIntyre 19/05/2013
A Liverpool bound EMU arrives at Birkdale station on 19 May 2013. ...
John McIntyre 19/05/2013
Passing the redundant signal box at Birkdale is 508112, heading north towards Southport. Only a mile separates Birkdale station from Southport but ...
Mark Bartlett 15/02/2013
Restored glass and wrought iron canopies are still in place at Birkdale, a suburb of Southport, and are seen to good effect on 15 February 2013 as ...
Mark Bartlett 15/02/2013



Gray Merseyrail liveried train at Southport. ...
Veronica Clibbery /04/2016
A Northern Rail train at Southport. ...
Veronica Clibbery /04/2016
Yellow Merseyrail livery train at Southport. ...
Veronica Clibbery //
Southport still boasts a fine glazed trainshed and six platforms. Three trains await departure in April 2016. ...
Veronica Clibbery /04/2016