Around Lancashire by Train Part 7 Read more

Around Lancashire by Train Part 7


A Station Platform Halt Either Side of the Main Road.

The Bescar Lane Railway station is a two-track two-platform station one each for west and east bound trains running on the Manchester to Southport line. An unusual stop a level crossing with the platforms on either side of the crossing gate. It lies 4.5 miles east of Southport on the edge of the village of Scarisbrick there has been a stop here since 1855. It is unmanned and has no amenities to speak of, save a shelter on each platform and a public phone on platform one. Access to the platforms is from the either side of Bescar Lane depending on which direction you wish to travel.