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Lime Street Station

Lime Street Station is the principal railway station in Liverpool, England.

Lime Street Station was originally built in 1836, and was at the end of a long incline down from Edge Hill along which trains were hauled by stationary engine.

The station has 2 glass overall roofs, the largest of which at 70m span was the biggest in the world at the time of building in 1857.

There are 9 platforms in use in the mainline station, and one platform in the low level (underground) station serving the Merseyrail Wirral Line.

The concourse has a ticket office, travel centre, snack bars, 2 pubs, shops and kiosks.

Lifts and escalators give access to the low level platform which serves the Merseyrail Wirral Line. 2 trains per hour each to Chester and Ellesmere Port, 4 per hour each to West Kirby and New Brighton.

The main station is served by:

Disabled access is reasonable, with level access to all platforms.