Liverpool South Parkway transport hub opens

Liverpool South ParkwayJoining together Allerton and Garston rail stations and including a taxi rank, free park and ride, booking and passenger information point and a high-frequency  shuttle bus service to the UK's fastest-growing airport, Liverpool John Lennon. The £32 million Liverpool South Parkway interchange opened its doors yesterday (Sunday). The building itself is eco-friendly and has won awards and plaudits for its design. It features a roof made from 2.3 tonnes of recycled aluminium and harvests rainwater with the aim of saving 700,000 litres of mains water each year. According to the BBC, Councillor Mark Dowd, Chair of Merseytravel, said: "Liverpool South Parkway is the most modern station in Europe and will be a great asset to the people of Merseyside and beyond, linking them to the airport and job opportunities." Take a photo tour of South Parkway.

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2 Responses to “Liverpool South Parkway transport hub opens”

  1. Eric Smith Says:

    Excellent station.
    But most people think its just a local station and Mersey Travels very poor information does nothing to dispel that fact.
    Take a look at the LSP station info page and you will think its local traffic only. No markettng at all. No points to Mersey Travel.
    Is it true that even if the Virgin Trains did want to stop there that the platforms are too short. Virgin staff say its true and so does Wikipedia

  2. Ian Says:

    There is space alongside the car park to extend Platform 4 (currently unused), which would allow the Virgin trains coming through in either direction to stop at LSP.

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