CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Station
Meols Cop

Meols Cop station serves the Blowick area of Southport and was opened on 2nd September 1887 as part of the Liverpool, Southport and Preston Junction Railway. The island platform with its small shelter is a pale shadow of the station buildings and infrastructure that once stood here.

A section of the line through the station to Crossens was electrified by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway in 1909 but this branch was closed in 1964.

Address

Meols Cop Station
Meols Cop Road
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 6AY

Grid Reference

SD 356171 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Arriva Rail North Ltd.

Facilities

  • Unstaffed station
  • Trains to Southport, Bolton & Manchester
  • Shelters on platforms
  • Additional seating on platforms

 

Other Information

  • Buses stops close by – click here for bus timetables
  • Rail User Group – Ormskirk, Preston & Southport Travellers Association
  • Friends of Station group – contact Brian Haworth on 01254 386579

Location

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