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Planned Engineering Work

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To keep our network running reliably engineering work sometimes take place at various locations across our network resulting in rail replacement buses operating. 

Full details of these engineering works can be found below, latest timetable information will be available via our journey planner nearer the time.

Due to roadworks in Liverpool City Centre as part of Liverpool City Council’s Connectivity Scheme, rail replacement buses will no longer stop at Liverpool Central or Liverpool Lime Street. They will be stopping at Moorfields and James Street only (depending on which services are affected) to minimise disruption to Merseyrail services.  

Wednesday 5 October

Chester line

Due to essential Network Rail track work taking place, on Wednesday 5 October, from 10:00 until 13:00 a 30 minute train service will run between Chester and Hooton stations.

Hunts Cross line

Due to essential Network Rail track work taking place, on Wednesday 5 October, from 10:00 until 13:00 there will be no trains running between Liverpool South Parkway and Hunts Cross stations. A rail replacement bus service will run.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sunday 9 October

Southport Line

Due to track renewal work and essential bridge maintenance taking place on the Southport line services will be disrupted.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Hall Road and Southport stations

Trains will run between:

  • Hall Road and Liverpool city centre

Timetable Information

Hunts Cross to Southport1 (67)

Southport to Hunts Cross2 (24)30th1

Sunday 16 October

Southport Line

Due to track renewal work and essential bridge maintenance taking place on the Southport line services will be disrupted.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Hall Road and Southport stations

Trains will run between:

  • Hall Road and Liverpool city centre

Timetable Information

Hunts Cross to Southport1 (67)

Southport to Hunts Cross2 (24)30th1

West Kirby & New Brighton Lines

Due to track renewal work taking place on the West Kirby and New Brighton lines services will be disrupted.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Birkenhead North and West Kirby stations
  • Birkenhead North and New Brighton stations

Trains will run between:

  • Birkenhead North and Liverpool city centre

Timetable Information

West Kirby & New Brighton to LiverpoolA (8)

Liverpool to West Kirby & New BrightonB (7)

 

 

30th1

Sunday 16 – Thursday 20 October & Sunday 23 – Thursday 27 October

(After 20:00 on Sunday and after 21:30 Monday to Thursday)

Kirkby Line

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Kirkby and Moorfields stations

Sunday 23 October

West Kirby & New Brighton Lines

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Moorfields and Leasowe stations
  • Moorfields and New Brighton stations

Trains will run between:

  • Bidston and West Kirby stations
  • Hamilton Square and Liverpool city centre


Sunday 30 October - until 18:00

Kirkby Line

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Kirkby and Moorfields stations

 

Car Park Closures

Formby Station

Due to essential maintenance work, the car park at Formby station will be closed on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October.