Prescot railway station

Prescot National Rail
Place Prescot
Local authority Knowsley
Coordinates 53°25′25″N 2°47′56″W / 53.42358°N 2.79892°W / 53.42358; -2.79892Coordinates: 53°25′25″N 2°47′56″W / 53.42358°N 2.79892°W / 53.42358; -2.79892
Grid reference SJ470921
Station code PSC
Managed by Northern
Number of platforms 2
DfT category E
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2004/05  109,952
2005/06 Increase 123,875
2006/07 Increase 138,037
2007/08 Increase 142,182
2008/09 Increase 465,108
2009/10 Decrease 457,630
2010/11 Increase 491,188
2011/12 Increase 502,566
2012/13 Decrease 457,608
Passenger Transport Executive
PTE Merseytravel
Zone A3/C2/C3
Key dates Opened 1871 (1871)
National Rail – UK railway stations
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Prescot from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
UK Railways portal

Prescot railway station serves the town of Prescot, Merseyside, England. It is situated on the electrified Liverpool to Wigan Line. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern.


Monday to Saturday, Prescot is served by trains every 30 minutes between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western, with some p.m peak and late evening trains continuing to Preston. However, after 20.00 each evening, the frequency of these services reduces to hourly.[1]

On Sundays the service is hourly in each direction, running through to Preston & Blackpool North.


  1. Table 90 National Rail timetable, May 2016
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