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Planned changes to public transport

On this page, you'll find details about planned changes to Merseyside's public transport network, including bus service timetable and route changes, rail engineering works and Mersey Tunnels closures.

Bus diversions due to roadworks or events can be found further down the page under Diversions, Changes and Closures. Please ensure that you check all sections for information before travelling.

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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 us on 0151 330 1000. For up to date information on rail travel across Merseyside and beyond visit Merseyrail (for Northern and Wirral Line services), Northern (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. Please also ensure that you check all sections on the Travel Updates page, including Diversions, changes and Closures, before travelling.
    • Bus - Any current travel disruptions will appear in this section. Please also ensure that you check all sections on the Travel Updates page, including Diversions, Changes and Closures, before travelling.
    • Brownlow Hill/Renshaw St/Lime St junction and Hanover St Works - From 8th January, major overnight works at these locations 8pm & 6am. Various dates in January. No closures Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Diversion on all services using this area and some stops not being observed. Ring 0151 330 1000 for updates.
    • Church Road, Formby - ​Church Road will be closed, between Ryeground Lane and Cable Street, from 19/01/18 for approximately 1 week. Routes 44, 46B, 47 and X2 are affected. For full diversion details please see link below in 'Diversions, Changes and Closures'
    • Marsden Ave/Ellison Dr. [St. Helens] - Due to roadworks on Ellison Drive and Marsden Avenue, service 35 & 35a will be diverted via Knowsley Road omitting Rivington Road, Marsden Ave, Dodd Ave and Ellison Drive, until further notice.
    • Britonside Ave - Due to an ongoing police incident Britonside avenue is closed. Stagecoach services 14 A and X3 will be subject to delays and diversions.
    • Ferries - Any current travel disruptions will appear in this section. Please also ensure that you check all sections on the Travel Updates page, including Diversions, Changes and Closures, before travelling.

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 us on 0151 330 1000.

 

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