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On the Merseyrail network on the edge of Ormskirk. Station is very quiet and in a deep cutting.
Railway type and traffic
The line has a 15 minute frequency worked by class 507/508 EMUs.
Quiet residential area
From the M58, Junction 3:
Take the A570 towards Ormskirk for about 1/2 mile. Turn left at the traffic lights by the Stanley Gate pub. Take the second road on the right, after about another 1/2 mile. This road after a couple of miles passes over the station bridge. From Ormskirk take the B5197 towards Kirkby. The road climbs (Prescot Road) and at a set of traffic lights turn left into Long Lane. The station is on the left.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Aughton Park map co-ordinates
You can park on Long Lane just after the station.
There is a 15 minute rail service from Liverpool City Center. Arriva service 48 passes the station every 30 minutes between Southport and Liverpool.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are no amenities near the station apart from a small pub a bit further east along Long Lane.
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Due to the deep cutting trains are generally in the shade so a bright, cloudy day may be preferred.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north
From the station platform
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