Chester Railway Station

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Chester railway station is a railway station in Newtown in the city of Chester, England. It is currently operated by Arriva Trains Wales, with Merseyrail, Northern Rail and Virgin Trains services also operating from the station. It is situated to the north-east of the city centre. From 1875 to 1969 the station was known as Chester General station, to distinguish from Chester Northgate.

Work on the £10 million regeneration of the station and surrounding areas as part of the Chester Renaissance programme was completed in 2007. The development includes a new roof, improved customer facilities and better access to the station.

A small plaque commemorating Thomas Brassey, one of the world's greatest railway building contractors in the early to mid-19th century, can be seen on the wall opposite the new booking office. Brassey was born at Buerton, on what is now the Eaton Estate, some 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Chester; the house is no longer standing. The station marks one end of the Baker Way, a footpath leading to Delamere railway station.

Normal scheduled departures from Chester Station are: a quarter-hourly Merseyrail electric service on the Wirral Line to Liverpool, half-hourly in the evenings and on Sundays; frequent services on the North Wales Coast Line (thereby connecting with Holyhead for ferries to Dublin); Virgin Trains to London Euston via Crewe and to Holyhead; Arriva Trains Wales to Manchester Piccadilly via Warrington Bank Quay and Cardiff Central/Birmingham New Street via Wrexham General as well as North Wales Coast Line trains to Crewe, Llandudno Junction, Llandudno, Holyhead; and Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly via Northwich. From December 2017, there will also be an hourly train to Leeds stopping at Warrington Bank Quay, Manchester and Bradford.

Source: Wikipedia

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2018 1381874 790558
2017 1340976 804392
2016 647853 963800
2015 643846 943138
2014 617046 919555
2013 623193 805716
2012 603743 817925
2011 556273 723987
2010 404719 644343
2009 368126 603514
2008 354304 523365
2007 335603 646195

Location Data

  • Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Boughton
  • Unitary Authority: Cheshire West and Chester Council
  • UK Parliament Constituency: City of Chester
  • European Region: North West

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Recent Crime Figures

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