From Sunday 5 July timetable changes will be made as additional services will run. Passengers are advised that face coverings must be worn on the Merseyrail network at all times.
The dispute is related to on-board staffing arrangements on the new fleet, set to be introduced on the network in 2020. This section provides up-to-date information about the conflict, as well as background details. The strike action planned by guard members of the RMT for November and December 2019 has been suspended.