NEW & IMPROVED RAILWAY STATIONS

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New and improved stations to support growing demand, future development and economic potential.

Newton le Willows Station

Newton le Willows station has been transformed into a transport hub, with a new bus interchange and extended car park facilities and a new booking hall on the south side of the station. In addition there is improved access via new lifts, subway and stairs. These works have costs £17.95m and is funded by the Liverpool City Region through the Local Growth Fund and Merseytravel.

BENEFITS

The improvements will help local people capitalise on Newton-le-Willows’ enviable position of being half-way between Manchester and Liverpool, helping open up leisure and employment opportunities in both City Regions. It builds on the recent electrification of the rail line which means that journeys between Liverpool and Manchester can take as little as 30 minutes.

The development will also help support the future development of the nearby former Parkside Colliery site.

WHEN

Works are complete and available for all passengers at the station

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Maghull North Station

A new station has been built between Maghull and Town Green Stations on Merseyrail’s Northern Line. Work included the creation of a new ticket office, provision of park and ride facilities and lifts and a footbridge to platforms. The project was funded by the Liverpool City Region through the Local Growth Fund and Merseytravel.

BENEFITS

The new station makes the high-performing Merseyrail network more accessible to local people now and in the future. It supports existing demand and demand that will be generated by new housing and employment developments expected in the area.

WHEN

Work was completed June 2018.

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