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Hightown is a very quiet village between Formby and Crosby and approximately midway between Southport and Liverpool.
Railway type and traffic
The line has a 15 minute frequency worked by class 507/508 EMUs.
The station is quiet outside the peaks and as there is a large population of Police Officers living in the village, I think crime levels are low!
Hightown is well signposted west of the A565, south of Formby. After entering the village you cross the railway by Kerslake Way bridge. Turn left at the roundabout and this will take you to the village centre and the station.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Hightown map co-ordinates
You can park around the Village 'Green'.
There is a Pharmacy, Post Office and small Newsagents/Off-Licence.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
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Hightown general view map
Hightown close up map
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Light is best for southbound trains.
There is a footbridge at the station and Kerslake Way bridge straddles the north end of the platforms.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
From the road bridge
Fig 2- Looking south
Fig 3 - Looking north
From the foot bridge
Fig 4 - Looking south
From the foot bridge
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