Timetable changes Northern Line Saturday 2nd July

Due to an ongoing fault with the signalling system in the Moorfields area, it is likely that Kirkby line services will terminate and start back at Sandhills tomorrow (Saturday 2nd July).

Customers wishing to travel beyond Sandhills on the Kirkby line should change at Sandhills for all destinations.

Please also allow extra time for your journey if you are travelling on the Southport/Hunts Cross or Ormskirk line tomorrow as there are likely to be minor residual delays on all Northern lines.

The latest information will be posted on our live Twitter feed, so please follow us @Merseyrail.

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Merseyrail reminds passengers that they must wear a facemask on their network from Monday 15 June 2020

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12 June 2020

Merseyrail reminds passengers that you must wear a facemask on their network from Monday 15 June 2020

Following last week’s announcement by the Government that all public transport passengers in England must wear a face covering whilst travelling, Merseyrail is reminding passengers that face coverings must be worn whilst on their network from Monday 15 June 2020.

Merseyrail will be engaging with passengers next week to ensure that they are aware of the changes which have been brought in to ensure that those making necessary journeys, can do so with confidence in situations where social distancing may not always be possible.

In line with Government guidance, some passengers who have medical conditions or disabilities that prevent them from wearing a face covering will be able to travel without needing to wear one.

Merseyrail is also reminding passengers that the government guidance remains to work from home if they can and to avoid making any unnecessary journeys.

Andy Heath Managing Director of Merseyrail said

“As the Government announced last week, from Monday 15 June passengers on our network must wear face coverings.

Wearing face coverings at our stations and on our trains will help to ensure that those who need to use them can do so with confidence. The use of face coverings will boost the other measures we have put in place to keep our customers and staff safe, including enhanced cleaning regimes, clear guidance, and marshals at busier stations.

We will be actively engaging with our passengers as they travel around the network next week, to ensure they are aware of the new rules and that they are following them. I would ask the people of the Liverpool City Region to continue to support us, as they have throughout this pandemic, by only traveling by train where necessary and wearing a face covering when they do.”