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Travelling on the Ellesmere Port Line

Due to train unit availability across the network, a reduced rail service will run on the Ellesmere Port line and trains will run approximately every 30 minutes from start to end of service.

If you travel from Ellesmere Port, Overpool or Little Sutton towards Liverpool, you will have to change at Hooton for rail services towards Liverpool between 07:22 and 19:52, Monday to Saturday.

If you travel from a station before Hooton to Little Sutton, Overpool or Ellesmere Port, you will have to change at Hooton for services towards Ellesmere Port between 07:06 and 19:36, Monday to Saturday.

Ellesmere Port services towards Liverpool

 Station First Trains Minutes past hour 07:22 to
19:52 (change at Hooton)
 Until Minutes past hour until 23:19
Ellesmere Port 0617 0647 23 53 2019 19 49
Overpool 0620 0650 26 56 2022 22 52
Little Sutton 0622 0652 28 58 2024 24  54
Hooton 0626 0656 32 02 2029 29 59
Eastham Rake 0628 0658

At Hooton board any
service towards
Liverpool.

Chester line services
towards Liverpool
depart Hooton at
14, 29, 44 and 59
minutes past each hour 

2031 31 01
Bromborough 0631 0701 2033 33 03
Bromborough Rake 0633 0703 2035 35 05
Spital 0635 0705 2037 37 07
Port Sunlight 0637 0707 2039 39 09
Bebington 0639 0709 2041 41 11
Rock Ferry 0642 0712 2044 44 14
Green Lane 0642 0714 2047 47 17
Birkenhead Central 0649 0719 2049 49 19
Hamilton Square 0651   0721 2051 51  21 
James Street 0654 0724 2054 54 24
Moorfields 0656 0726 2056 56 26
Lime Street low level 0658 0728 2058 58 28
Liverpool Central 0700 0730 2100 00  30 

Liverpool services towards Ellesmere Port

 

  First Train Minutes past hour 0706 to
1936 (change at Hooton)
Until  Minutes past hour until 2326
Moorfields 0556

 

Board any Chester 
line service and 
change at Hooton 
for services towards 
Ellesmere Port. 

Chester line services
from Liverpool arrive
at Hooton at
11, 26, 41, and 56
minutes past each hour

1926  26 56
Lime Street low level 0558 1928  28 58 
Liverpool Central 0600 1930  30 00 
James Street 0602 1932  32 02 
Hamilton Square 0605 1935  35 05
Birkenhead Central 0607 1937  37 07 
Green Lane 0609 1939  39  09
Rock Ferry 0612 1942  42  12 
Bebington 0614 1944  44  14 
Port Sunlight 0616 1946  46  16
Spital 0618 1948  48  18 
Bromborough Rake 0620 1950  50  20
Bromborough  0622 1952  52  22 
Eastham Rake 0625 1955  55  25
Hooton 0626 06 36 1956  56  26 
Little Sutton 0631 11 41 2001  01  31 
Overpool 0633 13 43 2003  03 33 
Ellesmere Port 0638 17 47 2007  07 37 

Travelling on the Chester Line

On the Chester line, services will run every 15 minutes from 07:00 until 20:00, Monday to Saturday.

There will be no other changes to the normal timetable on the Chester line.

For full timetable information, use our journey planner or the Merseyrail app or pick
up a timetable from any staffed Merseyrail station.

There will be no timetable changes on either the New Brighton or West Kirby lines.

 

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