The Borderlands Line
The Wrexham to Bidston service (external link) operates a vital link between North East Wales & Merseyside for passengers wishing to commute to work, or to access the many interesting leisure attractions, including Wrexham Football Club and one of the seven wonders of Wales - St Giles Church at Wrexham. The diesel line also provides access to Hawarden, with Deiniols Library and the former home of William Gladstone, and links to the Merseyrail Electrics Network with regular connections to Birkenhead Shopping Centre & markets as well as Liverpool which hosts an excellent array of theatres. The shopping facilities of Liverpool City Centre are within easy reach of Liverpool Central Station.
Rail connections exist to and from Chester and Crewe at Shotton, and Shrewsbury & the Midlands at Wrexham General.
The Borderlands Line runs through the hills & valleys of North East Wales, the tidal Dee as you cross the Bridge that connects England & Wales, the Marshlands of the Dee Estuary. This allows you to view the stunning Welsh Mountains & the rural splendour of the Wirral Peninsula.
The Borderlands Steering Group consists of officer representation from (external links):