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Meols is a small commuter station is a nice residential area.
Railway type and traffic
A 15 minute daytime frequency provided by class 507/508 EMUs.
The station is quiet and there is a coastal promenade a 5-10 minute walk away.
From Liverpool, use the Wallesey Tunnel to access junction 2 of the M53 which then leads to junction 2A. Take the A551 north to Moreton roundabout and turn left onto the A553 towards West Kirby. This road crosses Meols station bridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Meols map co-ordinates
There is a station car park.
In addition to the train service there is a frequent bus service from Birkenhead to Hoylake and West Kirby which passes the station.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There is a parade of shops outside the station including an Off-Licence and a Chip Shop. There is also a large pub about 300 yards west along the main road.
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Meols general view map
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The light is generally best here from about 10.30 for trains heading towards West Kirby. Photos can be taken on the station, from the road bridge or from a small foot crossing about 300 yards west of the station. To reach this, turn right outside the station down the bridge, turn left down a small alley and keep to the left through the houses and alongside the railway.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
From the crossing
Fig 2 - Looking west
Fig 3 - Looking west
Fig 4 - Looking east
Fig 5 - Looking west
From the road bridge
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