Mersey Railway






Dates

30/04/1906Alexandra (Newport and South Wales) Docks and Railway
Taff Vale Railway stops operating trains from Pontypridd to Alexandra Docks when Alexandra Docks company takes over with engines bought from the Mersey Railway.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Liverpool to Green Lane

Looking north along the Northern Lines island platform at Liverpool Central on 28 December 2019. Both units are starting their journeys with on the ...
John McIntyre 28/12/2019
The Northern Line platforms at Liverpool Central photographed on 29/06/2016. ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
Possibly the only British station entered through a shopping mall - and with sweeties at the ticket counters! With but 3 platforms (all underground), ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
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At first glance this 1910 OS map extract of Liverpool appears to show three railway stations. Lime Street, nearby Central (today entirely underground) ...
Mark Bartlett //1910
Personally I think the views of Platform 2 at James Street, (which is not normally
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Veronica Clibbery 25/09/2019
Merseyrail 507002 pulls way from Platform 3 at James Street heading for Rock Ferry on 19th March 2019. Over on rarely used Platform 2 a light show ...
Mark Bartlett 19/03/2019
A close up of the old Platform 2 at James Street in Liverpool on 19th March 2019. This is the old terminus of the Mersey Railway before the Loop Line ...
Mark Bartlett 19/03/2019
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A Chester service calls at Birkenhead Central on 29/06/2016. ...
David Panton 29/06/2016
As the headquarters of the Mersey Railway Birkenhead Central was a key point on the line and some charming early buildings survive to the present day, ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
The abandoned Mersey Railway carriage depot at Birkenhead Central (BC), as seen from the station platform in November 2015. The third rails have been ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
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View south through the short tunnel, from the Liverpool platform at Green Lane, as 507010 climbs the 1:35 gradient to take it up to the level of the ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
Subterranean Green Lane, partially open to the elements, looking towards Rock Ferry. The brick vaulting between the girders appears to have once ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
A deceptive station building. Although a railway line runs directly behind Green Lane station (see bridge on left of picture) those are the now closed ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
A most remarkable location. Green Lane is on the Mersey Railway between Birkenhead Central and Rock Ferry. It is subterranean but partially open to ...
Mark Bartlett 16/11/2015
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Birkenhead Park Line



A New Brighton service calls at the very urban Conway Park, one of Birkenhead's many stations. It's in a gap between tunnels. Photographed on ...
David Panton 30/06/2016
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A New Brighton service calls at Birkenhead Park on 30/06/2016. Let the sign tell you the claim to fame. This station was joint Seacombe, Hoylake and ...
David Panton 30/06/2016
On platform artwork at Birkenhead Park. ...
John Yellowlees 21/06/2017
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