Liverpool Central Railway Station

Facts and Figures

Liverpool Central railway station in Liverpool, England, forms a central hub of the Merseyrail network, being on both the Northern Line and the Wirral Line. The station is located underground on two levels, below the site of a former mainline terminus. It the busiest station in Liverpool, though considerably smaller than Lime Street station, the mainline terminus, and the busiest station to operate fully the Merseyrail network. In terms of passenger entries and exits between April 2010 and March 2011, Liverpool Central is the seventh-busiest station outside London. The station is the busiest underground station outside of London serving 40,000 people daily. The station in passengers per platform is the busiest underground railway station in the United Kingdom at 5,217,547 per platform per annum and laying third in all stations, underground or overground. Liverpool Central is one of nine stations on the Merseyrail network to incorporate automatic ticket gates. The main concourse is part of a shopping centre and includes a subway link to the former Lewis's department store.

Station Facts

Annual Usage Figures

Year Entry/Exit Interchange
2015 1924152 0
2014 1829286 314948
2013 1865740 407941
2012 2037273 411939
2011 2898726 0
2010 2874947 0
2009 2305161 0
2008 1871126 0
2007 1682386 0

Location Data

  • Metropolitan District: Liverpool City Council
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Liverpool, Riverside
  • European Region: North West
  • Metropolitan District Ward: Riverside

Recent Crime Figures

Month Total Crime Antisocial BehaviourTheft from PersonBicycle TheftShopliftingRobberyBurglaryOther TheftVehicle CrimeDrugsWeaponsPublic OrderCriminal Damage & ArsonViolent CrimeOther Crime
January 2016 3 20000000000001
December 2015 12 00040020006000
November 2015 10 20030010102010
October 2015 5 00040000000010
September 2015 14 00180010112000
August 2015 7 10020000001030
July 2015 8 20040010000010
June 2015 11 31050000011000
May 2015 6 10100100000030
April 2015 6 00020000102010
March 2015 13 40040010001120
February 2015 6 10020000001020
January 2015 4 00020000100010
December 2014 8 20050010000000
November 2014 8 30020000001110
October 2014 13 11060000310010
September 2014 14 50040000202010
August 2014 8 11020010100020
July 2014 9 10050000000030
June 2014 7 40010000000020
May 2014 8 00110010101021
April 2014 7 30030010000000
March 2014 9 51010000001010
February 2014 19 61040000500030
January 2014 8 30020000102000
December 2013 19 50020000108111
November 2013 15 60020000004021
October 2013 13 20050010002030
September 2013 13 40010100003022
August 2013 19 50040030003040
July 2013 16 31040000312011
June 2013 17 41030000302040
May 2013 13 80030010100000
April 2013 22 50020030330060
March 2013 15 40090010000001
February 2013 10 20030020010011
January 2013 7 30020000020000

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