Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway

Introduction

This railway is open. It runs north from Liverpool to Southport.






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


From Liverpool to Southport

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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
Bank Hall station frontage from across the road with the tracks passing underneath either side of the building. ...
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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507013 pulls away from Blundellsands and Crosby, heading for Liverpool, with the pick up shoes sparking during a sudden hailstorm on 3rd November ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
L&YR buildings and canopies at Blundellsands and Crosby were replaced many years ago by these flat roofed structures. Passengers waiting for this ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
The Liverpool platform entrance to Blundellsands and Crosby station, on the right, and the subway to the far side from which there are stairs to both ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
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Liverpool and Southport line services pass at Hall Road on 3rd November 2020. Since my last visit in 2008 20352 the old EMU depot has been ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
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
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These two tall houses, and the residential road that runs between them, occupy the site of the old LMS EMU depot at Hall Road. Seen here in November ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
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508104 slows to call at Hightown with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on 3rd November 2020. The level crossing that was once at this end of the ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
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
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Looking north from Eccles Crossing towards Formby station on 3rd November 2020. The L&YR signal box that formerly controlled the level crossing is ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
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
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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
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Viewed from a road bridge to the south of the station, 507013 slows to call at Ainsdale with a Southport bound service on 3rd November 2020. ...
Mark Bartlett 03/11/2020
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
Merseyrail 507004 departs from Ainsdale heading to Southport on 26 June 2011. The Class 777 replacements for these old EMUs have started to arrive on ...
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
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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
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Gray Merseyrail liveried train at Southport. ...
Veronica Clibbery /04/2016
A Northern Rail train at Southport. ...
Veronica Clibbery /04/2016
Merseyrail electric unit 508120 at Southport in the late evening of 14 February 2012 having earlier arrived from Liverpool. ...
John McIntyre 14/02/2012
Yellow Merseyrail livery train at Southport. ...
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