Ainsdale Railway Station – It’s going to have a Police Station on its platform like Town Green Station

www.southportvisiter.co.uk/news/southport-west-lancs/ainsdale-getting-new-police-station-13422778

The Southport Visiter has the story on its web site – see link above

That Ainsdale Station is being upgraded is not new news but this aspect of it caught my eye not least because I had blogged about Town Green Station on the Liverpool – Ormskirk Line having Aughton Police Station on it only recently – 7th July. Here’s a link to that previous posting:-

tonyrobertson.mycouncillor.org.uk/2017/07/07/emergency-services-austerity-causes-innovative-and-welcomeunwelcome-thinking/

Ainsdale Station has been in need of a refurb’ for a long time now and I recall Cllr. Lynne Thompson backing the campaign for the much needed works quite some time ago (2011). Indeed she did that before she was elected as a councillor for Sefton’s Ainsdale Ward. Looking back through my old photos I found this shot of Lynne and I on the station:-

My thanks to Roy Connell for the lead to this posting

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