Planned Engineering & Improvement WorksShare
Additional engineering work in 2017
In additional to Wirral loop line track renewal, a rail replacement bus will run between Chester and Hooton on the following dates:
- Sunday 8th January
- Sunday 15th January
- Saturday 21st January
- Sunday 22nd January
Sunday 5th February - A rail replacement bus will run between Chester and Liverpool Central
Please use the Journey Planner in the top left of this page to check journey times or download the new Merseyrail App
Please note that bikes cannot be taken on rail replacement bus services. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Winter Timetable Changes
As part of the maintenance work to keep the railway track clear, particularly during autumn and winter months there will be some changes to selected train services to accommodate the track cleaning vehicle.
From Monday 10th October until Saturday 10th December:
Monday to Friday: 06.06 from Sandhills to Hunts Cross will terminate at Liverpool South Parkway.
Saturday: 05.53 from Sandhills to Hunts Cross will terminate at Liverpool South Parkway.
Monday to Friday: 06.36 Hunts Cross will now start at Liverpool South Parkway at 06.39.
Saturday: 07.06 from Hunts Cross will now start at Liverpool South Parkway at 07.09.
Seaforth & Litherland Ticket Office Refurbishment
The ticket office at this station will be closed for refurbishment work from Friday 2nd December 2016 until January 2017.
This will not affect train services from this station.
Between 2nd - 23rd December and 2nd January until completion, there will be no ticket selling facilities at this station.
Revenue Protection Officers will be at the station at certain times to sell tickets, however Customers are advised to buy tickets in advance or at their destination station.
For those requiring assistance please use the help point for alternative travel to be arranged. To pre-book assistance please call 0800 0277 347 (Freephone) or 0151 555 1111, Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 19:00. If you would like to travel outside these hours or at weekends please call 0151 702 2704.
Waterloo Ramp Closure
From Monday 31st October the ramp at Waterloo station will be closed until further notice. The lift is still accessible and passengers are advised to use the main station entrance throughout the closure.
Waterloo Waiting Rooms
Work to refurbish the platform canopy and waiting rooms at Waterloo station will commence on Monday 26th September. One waiting room will always remain open to passengers during the work and there will be no alternations to services at the station.
Hall Road Car Park
Work to create 107 new car parking spaces at Hall Road station will commence on Monday 26th September. There will be no alternations to services at the station during the work.