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Written by Mark Bearton - 02 Jan 2005
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Location notes
Hightown is a very quiet village between Formby and Crosby and approximately midway between Southport and Liverpool.
Railway type and traffic
The line has a 15 minute frequency worked by class 507/508 EMUs.
Environment
The station is quiet outside the peaks and as there is a large population of Police Officers living in the village, I think crime levels are low!
Road directions
Hightown is well signposted west of the A565, south of Formby. After entering the village you cross the railway by Kerslake Way bridge. Turn left at the roundabout and this will take you to the village centre and the station.

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Hightown map co-ordinates
Parking
You can park around the Village 'Green'.
Public transport
There is an hourly bus service (206) from Crosby.

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Amenities
There is a Pharmacy, Post Office and small Newsagents/Off-Licence.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Hightown

Googly map
Streetmap links
Hightown general view map
Hightown close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
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Photographic notes
Light is best for southbound trains.
There is a footbridge at the station and Kerslake Way bridge straddles the north end of the platforms.


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


Fig 1 - Looking north

From the road bridge

Fig 2- Looking south


Fig 2- Looking south


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north

From the foot bridge

Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 4 - Looking south

From the foot bridge

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