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 Birkenhead Park 

Station Usage

In 2022/2023, Birkenhead Park had 596,460 entries and exits, making it the 678th most used, out of 2,575 stations in Great Britain.
678/2575
It ranked 165th busiest (out of 997), with 1,560 scheduled services per week.
165/997
That's a daily average of 1634.14 passengers starting or ending their journey here and 7.35 passengers per service, giving it the 1,090th (out of 1,659) passenger to service ratio.
1090/1659

Service sample data based on scheduled services during the first week of the May 22 timetable.

Usage stats in detail

Standard price entries & exits: 264,098
Reduced price entries & exits: 218,144
Season ticket entries & exits: 114,218
Total entries & exits: 596,460
Interchanges made between connecting services: 0
Change in usage from 21/22: +60,518 : 11.29%
A detailed breakdown of passenger journeys between individual stations can be found in our origin/destination matrix pages.

Platform Lengths

Plat.MetresVF*Notes
1122443Down line
2130472Up line
*VF = Vicki Feet: the unit of measurement for platform lengths, as used in the excellent All The Stations. Conversion rate: YouTube video
Data derived from Network Rail timetable planning rules 2025 (Jan 2024)

Service Patterns

Current Timetables

TableDescriptionTimetable
063West Kirby & New Brighton - Birkenhead & LiverpoolMay24
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Usage History


Change between 1997 & 2023: +109,114 (+22.39%)

Reasons for change:
2008-09 PTE Urban Area Station
2013-14 Improved PTE Infill
2015-16 Extra passengers here when Birkenhead Hamilton Square was refurbished, numbers subsequently dropped
2019-20 The number of entries and exits distributed across stations in the Merseyside PTE area has increased 6% as a result of additional tickets being included in the dataset for 2019-20. Recovery from platform upgrade works in 2018-19.

Location Details

Location: Birkenhead Park
CRS: BKP / NLC: 2220 / TIPLOC(S): BRKNHDP
Station Facility Owner: Merseyrail
OS Grid Ref: 330949 389483
Constituency: Birkenhead
Local Authority: Wirral
NR Region: North West
PTE: Merseyside
ELR: CWK2 3m 01ch
This station is part of the Merseyside PTE

Fares

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Origin/Destination Matrix

Top 5 jouneys from Birkenhead Park during 2022/2023:
•Liverpool Central (60,330 journeys)
•Liverpool James Street (48,724 journeys)
•Liverpool Lime Street (20,813 journeys)
•New Brighton (18,556 journeys)
•Moorfields (12,243 journeys)
Full reports can be created on our dedicataed ODM Pages.

Neighbouring Stations

Below are Birkenhead Park's neighbouring stations, and the distance to them in miles. Click on a station to view details for that location.
StationMiles
Birkenhead North0.88
Conway Park0.48