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Planned changes to public transport

On this page, you'll find details about bus service changes and diversions, rail engineering works, changes to Mersey Ferries and Mersey Tunnels closures.  

Click these links to find out about planned changes to Merseyside's public transport network, including bus service changes, rail engineering works and Mersey Tunnels closures:


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Current Travel Disruptions

Click each tab below to find out about issues which may currently affect your journey. If you need any further assistance please feel free to contact our Traveline team on 0151 236 7676. For up to date information on rail travel across Merseyside and beyond visit Merseyrail (for Northern and Wirral Line services), Northern Rail (for City Line services), or National Rail (for long distance services).

    • Merseyrail services - Click the links above to find out the latest service status for trains on the City, Northern and Wirral Lines.
    • North John Street- Evening closures from Sunday 21st-August-2016 - For 5 nights from Sunday 21st-August, North John St will be closed between Dale St and Lord St junctions including Cook St- The post 9pm Victoria St diversion will be implemented One hour earlier at 8pm
    • Bootle - Due to roadworks the Stanley Road/ Marsh Lane junction will be closed from 18.30-23.59 until Thursday 25/08/16. All buses are diverted from Stanley Rd along Merton Road and Hawthorne Rd, omitting Bootle Strand, North Park and parts of Linacre Rd.
    • Manchester Ship Canal Cruises - Unfortunately due to operational reasons Mersey Ferries has had to cancel the Manchester Ship Canal Cruises during August and early September. Our next scheduled cruise will take place on Saturday 17th September.

Diversions, Changes and Closures

Click each tab below to find out detailed information about rail engineering works, bus diversions, changes to Mersey Ferries services, and Mersey Tunnels closures. If you need further assistance you can contact Traveline on 0151 236 7676.


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