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Written by Mark Bearton - 17 Dec 2004
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Location notes
A small market town in Lancashire.
Railway type and traffic
The line has a 15 minute frequency worked by class 507/508 EMUs.
The station is the end of line from Liverpool. It used to be part of main line from Liverpool to Preston and Scotland. Merseyrail network makes end-on connection with the Ormskirk to Preston branch which is usually worked by class 153 units and runs approx every 90 minutes.
Environment
Market day Thursday and Saturday. Can get busy with youths from Skelmersdale on Friday and Saturday nights.
Road directions
From the M58, Junction 3:
Follow the A570 west towards Ormskirk. Station is on the north side of the one-way system.

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Ormskirk map co-ordinates
Parking
There are several car parks in the town centre.
Public transport
There is a 15 minute rail service from Liverpool City Center. Bus services every 30 minutes from Southport and Wigan and more frequently from Liverpool and Skelmersdale. Less frequent from St. Helens.

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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Ormskirk

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Streetmap links
Ormskirk general view map
Ormskirk close up map

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Ormskirk



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Photographic notes
Photos best in an afternoon from the road bridge outside the station. Due to the deep cutting south of the station shots of trains entering from Liverpool are usually in the shade.


General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north

From the bridge

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