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Written by Mark Bearton - 17 Dec 2004
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Location notes
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
Road directions
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.

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Aughton Park map co-ordinates
You can park on Long Lane just after the station.
Public transport
There is a 15 minute rail service from Liverpool City Center. Arriva service 48 passes the station every 30 minutes between Southport and Liverpool.

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There are no amenities near the station apart from a small pub a bit further east along Long Lane.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Aughton Park

Googly map
Streetmap links
Aughton Park general view map
Aughton Park close up map

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Aughton Park

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Photographic notes
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 1 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

From the station platform

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