Britain >Merseyside >Hooton Hadlow Road Capenhurst Little Sutton Eastham Rake


Collected date 03/07/13

Hooton sign

Hooton is the junction between two branches of the Merseyrail Wirral Line, one going to Chester and one to Ellesmere Port. Additionally it's where the old line to West Kirby branched off.

The front of Hooton station building:

Hooton front

The entrance to the station building which also houses a coffee shop:

Hooton entrance

Through the station building to a platform which isn't used for trains any more, through this doorway:

Hooton doorway

Looking south under the canopy along the disused platform:

Hooton canopy

The side of the station building:

Hooton side

Looking north from the end of the unnumbered platform:

Hooton looking north

The rear of the station building seen from the road bridge to the north:

Hooton building rear

Looking north under the modern footbridge along the unnumbered platform with platform 1 on the left:

Hooton platform 1 looking north

At the southern end of the unnumbered platform, looking south:

Hooton platforms looking south

The modern footbridge dominates the station area. The view from the footbridge north:

Hooton from footbridge looking

Looking south from the footbridge:

Hootom from footbridge looking

Over the tracks on the far side of the station, platform 3, looking south:

Hooton platform 3 looking south

The footbridge seen from the other side, the south end of platform 3:

Hooton footbridge

Platform 2 has an obligatory idea of what the station is for:

Hooton for Wirral Country Park

Looking south along the line from the end of platform 3:

Hooton looking south

Looking north along platform 3:

Hooton looking north

The road bridge which crosses the line just to the north of the station gives a good view of the complex:

Hooton from bridge looking

Looking north along the line from the bridge:

Hooton from bridge looking

To the west of the current station is this path, following the route of the old railway to West Kirby:

Hooton path looking south

A station building on the old path:

Hooton path building

An old canopy support on the old building:

Hooton path building