people do not realise that Liverpool has three tunnels
under the River Mersey: one is primarily a railway tunnel,
the Mersey Railway Tunnel, and the other two road tunnels,
Queensway Tunnel and KingswayTunnels being the best
There is also the Mersey
Ferrys, made famous by Gerry and the Pacemakers with
their song "Ferry Cross the Mersey" If you
take one of the round ferry trips offered, this very
popular song is played every time the ferry prepares
to dock at the Liverpool landing stage.
Although not a means of traveling to
Liverpool, unless you intend entering from Ireland (Dublin
or Belfast ) the Steam Packet Company ferries supply
an importand car and passenger link to these locations
within the United Kingdom.
Liverpool's train system, Merseyrail,
has sections of the track entirely underground, especially
the city centre stations. The lines terminate at Southport,
Ormskirk, Kirkby, Hunts Cross, Ellesmere Port and Chester.
As part of the regeneration of the City a proposed Tram
system, Merseytram, is being planned.
Speke Airport was renamed Liverpool John
Lennon Airport, in 2001, in honour of the late Beatle
John Lennon. The airport's logo is extremely distinctive
and is infact a sketch that John had drawn of himself.
The now corporate image, also makes reference to "Above
us only sky", the lyrics from his most popular