SJ3590 : Liverpool Lime Street Station

taken 5 years ago, 3 km from Liverpool, Great Britain

Liverpool Lime Street Station
Liverpool Lime Street Station
The mainline station is still covered by the vast iron and glass roofs dating from the 1880s. It has nine platforms serving Northern Rail, East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and First TransPennine Express services. This view is looking “into the station” along platforms 4 and 5.

The platforms are numbered from right to left in this photograph. Each of platforms 1-4 has a Northern Trains local train standing at it. The two First TransPennine Express trains are standing at platforms 5 and 6.
Liverpool Lime Street Station

Liverpool Lime Street is the largest and oldest railway station in Liverpool, having been opened to the public in August 1836 as the new western terminus of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway LinkExternal link .

Today, it is a terminus for a branch of the West Coast Main Line from London Euston, as well as TransPennine Express trains and other train services. An urban through underground station on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network is accessed via the main terminus.

It is a grade II listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 359020 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings)

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SJ3590, 680 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Railways 
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Panasonic DMC-G3 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 350 905 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4599N 2:58.6731W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 352 905
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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