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 Northern Line

Northern Line Rail ServicesNorthern Line Rail Services

Merseyrail Northern Line trains are operated by Merseyrail Electrics. Other trains shown in this timetable are operated by Northern.

Find out about the destinations along the Northern Line by clicking the train timetables below, or download our useful information guides to help you on your train journey.

Covering the following areas:
  • Hunts Cross/Liverpool - Southport/Kirkby/Ormskirk.
  • Ormskirk - Preston.
  • Kirkby/Southport - Wigan - Manchester.


Northern Line (from 19 May to 14 December 2019) ​

The names and addresses of the train operators for the Northern Line are shown below. They will do all they can to deal with comments and suggestions about their services. The Operator Codes (for example ME) shown on the timetable pages, tell you which company operates your train.

Merseyrail Electrics (ME)
Phone: 0151 555 1111 Textphone: 0151 555 1111
Twitter: @merseyrail

Northern (NT)
Phone: 0800 200 60 60 
Twitter: @northernassist

National Rail Enquiries
Phone: 03457 48 49 50
Twitter: @nationalrailenq

Large-print Timetables

If you need large-print copies of any Merseyrail or local bus timetable, please call us on 0151 330 1041. We’ll send the timetables to you by post as fast as we can.
If you have any suggestions for how we can improve your Merseyrail service, or if you are unhappy with the response you have received from a particular train operator, you can write to us at:
Merseytravel, PO Box 1976, Liverpool L69 3HN or contact our feedback team at

National Rail Enquiries

Visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

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Rail Accessibility

Visit the rail accessibility page.

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