Liverpool Lime Street Train Tickets
If you are traveling to or fromLiverpool by train your ticket will entail travelling with at least one of the following National Rail train operating companies that offer connecting rail services between Liverpool Lime Street railway station.
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Liverpool Lime Street Train Ticket Savings
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- Advance Liverpool train tickets may be available up to 12 weeks ahead - book these cheap Liverpool train tickets early, as there's limited availability and you can't buy them on the day of travel.
- Find greater savings by booking Advance tickets for your Liverpool Lime Street inter-city rail journey.
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- Consider buying two Single tickets instead of a Return ticket for your train journey between Liverpool railway stations which usually works out cheaper (Railsaver does this for your automatically).
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Liverpool Lime Street Train Station
Liverpool Lime Street is the main station serving the city centre of Liverpool. The station terminates is a branch of the West Coast Main Line from London Euston. An urban through underground station on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network is accessed via the main terminus.
Liverpool Lime Street is the largest and oldest railway station in Liverpool, and is one of 17 stations managed by Network Rail.
Liverpool Lime Street is currently served by six train operating companies serving a wide variety of destinations. Northern Rail are the main train operating company out of Lime Street, and run the ticket office.
Mainline and Metro Train Services out of Lime Street (as of December 2013) are as follows:
Half hourly service to Manchester Oxford Road (via Warrington Central, most local stations)
Hourly service to Blackpool North (via Preston, limited stop)
Half hourly service to Wigan North Western (via St Helens Central, all stations)
Hourly service to Stalybridge (via Manchester Victoria, all stations)
Hourly service to Manchester Airport (via Newton-le-Willows, limited stop)
Hourly service to Warrington Bank Quay (via Earlestown, all stations)
Hourly service to Liverpool South Parkway (extended from Blackpool North)
Also peak services run to Huddersfield (extension of Stalybridge local trains) and Preston
East Midlands Trains
East Midlands Trains operate an hourly service to Norwich via Warrington Central, Manchester Piccadilly, Stockport, Sheffield and Nottingham. Late afternoon and evening services terminate at Nottingham.
First TransPennine Express
TransPennine Express operate an hourly service to Scarborough via Warrington Central, Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds and York. There are also daily services to Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Hull. Evening services will run to York only.
London Midland operate a half hourly service to Birmingham New Street via Runcorn, Crewe, Stafford and Wolverhampton. Late services terminate at Crewe.
Virgin Trains operate an hourly Pendolino service to London Euston via Runcorn, Crewe (since December 2013 timetable change} and Stafford (some peak services also call at one or more of Lichfield Trent Valley, Tamworth, Nuneaton, Rugby, Milton Keynes Central and Watford Junction).
Operates services to New Brighton, West Kirby, Ellesmere Port and Chester. To reach destinations on the Northern Line of the network, passengers must either use the Wirral Line and change at Liverpool Central station or walk the short distance to the Lime Street station.
The underground station at Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central, forms a central hub of the Merseyrail network, being on both the Northern Line and the Wirral Line. The station is located underground on two levels, below the site of a former mainline terminus. In 2008/09 Liverpool Central station was the busiest station in Liverpool, though considerably smaller than Lime Street station, the mainline terminus. In terms of passenger entries and exits between April 2010 and March 2011, Liverpool Central is the seventh-busiest station outside London. The station is the busiest underground station outside of London serving 40,000 people daily.
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