The area around Rainhill is renowned for sports and politics and is famous for its location of a pioneering competition to decide a suitable locomotive design for use on the new Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

Sights and places of interest

Enrich your day out to Rainhill by visiting or looking out for:

  • St Anne's Well
  • Rainhill Hall Farm moated site and twelve fishponds in The Rough
  • Micklehead Green moated site

Planning your journey

Facilities at Rainhill station

General facilities at Rainhill station
Facility Available
Car Park
Cycle Storage 10 spaces

10 hoops
Baby Change
Staffing Full Time
Waiting Room
Seated Area Yes.
ATM Machine
Tourist Information

Accessible travel

Accessible facilities at Rainhill station
Facility Available
Staff Help Available Monday - 06:00-23:50
Sunday - 08:45-00:00
Impaired Mobility Set Down No designated area is provided. Street set down only available. There are now two designated Blue Badge holder parking spaces provided. 
Ramp For Train Access Yes.
Step Free Access Category B station, Level access to both platforms. However, passengers requiring step-free access to platform 2 should allow up to 20 minutes before train departure to allow ticket purchase from ticket office or TVM on platform 1. Alternatively tickets can be purchased online at www.northernrailway.co.uk
Wheelchairs Available
National Key Toilets
Induction Loop
Accessible Taxis
Accessible Ticket Machines Yes.
Height Adjusted Ticket Office Counter Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.
Nearest Stations With More Facilities
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