Bromborough Rake & Green LaneShare
Passengers are advised that from Monday 22 August, the frequency of trains at Green Lane and Bromborough Rake stations will be reduced to every 30 minutes. All other stations on the Chester and Ellesmere Port lines are unaffected.
Merseyrail is making the changes to the timetable to improve the reliability of services and reduce the levels of disruption that have been seen in recent months. This will mean a more reliable service for all passengers.
Reducing the frequency at the two stations with the lowest footfall means Merseyrail can make improvements to improve the punctuality of services on the Chester line.
A more frequent train service (six trains per hour Monday – Saturday 07:30 -19:00) is available at other stations near to Bromborough Rake and Green Lane for those who may require it. For additional services Bromborough Rake passengers can use adjacent stations Bromborough or Spital, and Green Lane passengers can use adjacent stations Birkenhead Central or Rock Ferry if required.
Only trains to and from Ellesmere Port will call at Green Lane and Bromborough Rake. Passengers travelling between these stations and Chester will need to change at Hooton.
Timetables and further information can be found below.
Monday to Saturday Timetables
Assisted Travel FAQs
What arrangements will be in place to support customers travelling between Chester and affected stations who require assistance?
Passengers travelling between the affected stations and Chester will be required to change trains at Hooton. Our station teams will make the required arrangements for assistance to be provided. We are also working closely with Transport for Wales who operate Chester station to ensure your journey is a seamless as possible.
Do I need to book my assistance in advance?
We recommend that you book your assistance in advance so that we can provide you with the best possible service. You can do so via the National Passenger Assist App or by calling our dedication passenger assist team on 0151 555 1111.
If you do choose to travel without booking, please speak to a member of our stations team who will make arrangements for your journey.