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Warrington Bank Quay

  • FOUNDED 1868
  • MANAGED BY Virgin Trains

The charming town of Warrington is located on the banks of the River Mersey, a position which has given the town prominence since it was founded in the Roman era. The town enjoys a rich cultural history, you can still see the pit-marks from civil war cannons in the walls of the parish church today.

Station information

Warrington Bank Quay is one of two stations that serve the town centre. It offers a north-south service on the West Coast Mainline with services running into London, Birmingham and Scotland. A regular regional express service operates between Manchester, Chester and North Wales and there is a local electric service to Liverpool.

The station’s best known landmark is the huge Unilever detergent manufacturing plant which overlooks the site.

The station is managed by Virgin Trains, has a ticket office, parking and is accessible. Additionally, ticket vending machines are available for quick and easy ticket purchase before you travel. Find out more

Visiting Warrington Bank Quay

Warrington offers lots of variety for shopping, from its fascinating Market with its eclectic mix of food and jewellery to the popular Golden Square Warrington shopping centre with an excellent selection of 135 stores. Find out more

Take the kids for a day of adventure at Gulliver’s World. With over 80 rides, attractions and shows to explore it’s a great day out for the whole family. Book online and save. Find out more

Take some time to explore beautiful Walton Hall. This Elizabethan style hall features an award-winning garden, adventure golf, bowls and a children’s playground. Fun for the whole family. Find out more and plan your day here