Free WiFi for Liverpool Lime Street

Free, fast, unlimited WiFi for Liverpool Lime Street station

Free and unlimited Wifi, strong enough to support video calls and streaming, will now be available to passengers at Liverpool Lime Street station.

Network Rail already provide WiFi across a number of their London stations, and the free connection has been introduced since recent feedback from railway customers. The upgraded service uses the newest technology so commuters can connect multiple devices, without needing to create an account to login.

It’s certified as “friendly Wifi” meaning that it adheres to Government safe filtering standards for the public and is child friendly.

The decision has been made as the number in passengers is expected to spike again next week, when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

Network Rail’s North West route director, Phil James, said “passengers have told us that to enhance and improve things for them and free WiFi was a must – so, we’ve provided it. I’d urge anyone to take advantage of the new reliable and secure service when travelling through the station.

“This is the first station in the North West with the free upgraded Wifi. Next up is Manchester Piccadilly.”

Shift station manager at Liverpool Lime Street station, Robbie Humphreys, said “it’s a great improvement for our passengers, it’s free to connect, you don’t need to enter any personal information, and it’s one of the fastest data connections you can get.”

“It’s part of our wider efforts to encourage passengers back to rail travel and we can assure people they can travel in confidence. The station team has worked really hard to keep passengers safe throughout the pandemic and we will continue to do so.”

19 of the nation’s biggest stations, managed by Network Rail, are set to be connected with the new WiFi service by the end of 2021.

On August 18, 2021 RTM will be hosting a virtual event around improving passenger experience across our network. Register to attend here.

RTM JUN/JUL 21

RTM JUN/JUL 21

Where next for Metrolink?

Our June/July 2021 edition of RTM covers all different aspects of the rail industry, from embedding environmental initiatives across rail projects, to innovative work being done to encourage collaboration between HS2 and academia, and a focus on the future of light rail around the UK, including what is next for Greater Manchester’s Metrolink network.

Videos...

View all videos
Passenger Experience Event Banner

RTM365 Online Festival

The Era of Passenger Experience
18th August 2021

 On 18th August, RTM365 will host their Passenger Experience virtual event which will explore the plans to implement the changes affecting passenger experience laid out in the recent Williams Shapps review, the challenges that we need to overcome, opportunities for the supply chain and what we envisage the future of the passenger to be.

Podcast

The Green Rail Revolution

Maria Machancoses, Director of Midlands Connect discusses the importance of HS2 to the Midlands and the UK, their collaborative work with the Department for Transport, and how we need to embrace the railways again.

More articles...

View all