The name of British train service and a network of commuting transport is the sign of excellence and perfection for the residents. They find it easy to travel in a comfortable transport, which comes up to the expectations of the public. The train serves the total of 67 stations in Merseyside. The central station of the train network is underground and is divided into two lines known as the Northern Line and the Wirral Line. Both the lines together run around 75 miles with an underground track of 6.5 miles. The train network carries around 100,000 passengers on a daily basis making it the mostly used public train network outside the premises of London.
The main route of the two sub-lines of Merseyrail covers the city of Liverpool and the adjoining areas and cities like Chester and Southport. Since the route is so managed that the urban purpose is also served by virtue of intermediate short stops. The average frequency of the trains is 15 minutes while the lines where they converge at Liverpool central junction; the interval between each pair of train shortens to even 5 minutes. The key areas covered by the Northern Line are Ormskirk, Southport and Kirby on the northern side and the southern area of Hunts Cross. The underground line of the Wirral Line runs under the River Mersey connecting the central part of Liverpool to Birkenhead with its branches extending towards New Brighton, Checter, Ellesmiere Port and West Kirby.
Currently, the fleet of 59 trains is running on the track proudly proving to be the best performing public train network in the United Kingdom. As far as the ticketing and fare are concerned, there are different packages according to the purpose of use. As for example, there are daily tickets, season tickets, and leisure destination tickets. The Daily tickets further include the Standard Tickets, Family tickets, Day savers, Save away, Group Travel. In addition, a separate category of concessional ticket is also included. For children travelling under the daily ticket, it is 50 percent off. Similarly, you can save money by having a cheap day return ticket on daily basis if you want to travel other than the peak hours.
With Family tickets, you can easily budget your family trip to the best tourist destinations without worrying about the finances. The Day saver ticket draws a line between the expenses of an adult and a young passenger. The age limits have been defined as 16 plus for an adult and 5 – 15 as a young passenger. The fare is calculated accordingly. Saveaway ticket is meant for all those there who are a regular user of the Merseyrail enabling them to have a ticket for whole one day saving their extra expenses.
If you are planning a visit with your group of friends and family, you may enjoy 26 percent reduction in fare of adults and 63 percent concession on a ticket for children. This is indeed a very positive policy for those who want to enjoy their trip to the utmost along with the group.You may plan any of your journeys well in advance by gathering complete information from our booking offices. The staff feels obliged to answer your questions regarding the travel plan, ticketing, fares, destinations, stations and even the timings of the trains of Merseyrail. This is indeed a privilege to assist the public to plan their visits. You may visit the website or alternatively, make a simple phone call at any of our contact centre, and you will be given all your required information about the routes, tickets and timings of the Merseyrail.