Liverpool Lime Street (operational abbreviation LIV) is the main station of the British city of Liverpool. It is located on the same street in the city center and is the terminus of a branch of the West Coast Main Line. In the business year 2004/05 he was used by 13.535 million passengers. Liverpool Lime Street is one of 17 stations that are not managed by a railway company, but by the infrastructure company Network Rail. The station consists of two parts, an above-ground railway terminus and a through station under the neighboring St George's Hall. a vast roof of iron and glass from the 1880s through the terminal station spans. The platforms 1 to 6 are slightly shorter than the platforms 7 to 9. The latter are mainly used for long distance services. The transit station consists of a single platform at Liverpool Loop, a single-track tunnel under the city center ring.