Liverpool Lime Street

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Liverpool Lime Street Station

Built in 1836, Liverpool Lime Street has a long history. It’s the oldest grand terminus mainline station still in operation not just in the UK, but in the world. 

It’s the largest train station in Liverpool with over 16 million passengers travelling through it annually. It has a distinctive glass-domed room and is fronted by a building in the Renaissance Revival style. The station underwent remodelling work to the cost of £340 million in 2017, resulting in a modern station with plenty of facilities for all travellers including several shops and cafes as well as a left luggage office.

The station is located in the city centre, making it easy to get to and from Liverpool Lime Street from all over the city and beyond. It offers direct access to the underground Lime Street Wirral Line station on the Merseyrail network, and a direct bus link to Liverpool John Lennon Airport, as well as buses to the Liverpool One bus station and local bus routes.

As one of the key stations on the West Coast Main Line, Avanti also offers a First Class Lounge in Liverpool Lime Street where first-class passengers can enjoy drinks, snacks and high-speed WiFi whilst waiting to board their train. 

There are services from Liverpool Lime Street to various destinations all over the country. Trains to London Euston take roughly 3 hours 10 minutes, whilst trains to Glasgow Central have an average journey time of 3 hours 38 minutes.

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