Notes: Canada Dock was a typical Liverpool Overhead Railway
station being located on the elevated line 16 feet above street
level on the iron structure that carried the line above Liverpool's
busy Dock Road and directly above the Dock Boards railway which
ran throughout the length of the dock system linking the various
Upon opening it was served by trains between Herculaneum
Dock and Alexandra Dock stations.
Between 1894 and 1905 extensions where made to Dingle
in the south and in two stages to Seaforth & Litherland
on the L&Y Liverpool.
To Southport line. Canada Dock LOR station was situated only
a short walk away from Canada Dock LNWR station but the former
was far more convenient for travelers heading to the City Centre.
The line closed along with all of its stations on 30.12.1956 due to the structure corroding.
Canada Dock Station was demolished with the rest of the Overhead
Railway towards the end of 1957.
To see the other
stations on the Liverpool Overhead Railway click on the station
Street, Pier Head,
Clarence Dock, Nelson
Dock, Sandon Dock,
for a brief history of the Liverpool Overhead Railway