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On this page, you'll find details of confirmed future bus service changes.

As soon as a bus operator tells us they are changing a service and the change has been agreed by The Traffic Commissioner, or when we are changing a Merseytravel supported bus service, we'll list it on this page.

We've grouped all the changes by area and listed them in date, then numerical order, so scroll down the list to see if your service is changing.

Liverpool

29 August 2021


Routes 1 and X1 Liverpool - Chester
Route 1: Many Monday to Friday and Saturday journeys are retimed. Buses finish serving the zoo earlier. Sundays are unchanged except for the 1730 and 1806 journeys from Chester to Liverpool which are retimed and no longer call at the zoo.
Route X1: Many Monday to Friday and Saturday journeys are retimed. Buses finish serving the zoo earlier. Sundays are unchanged except for the 1747 journey from Chester to Liverpool which is retimed and no longer calls at the zoo.

Route 17 Liverpool - University Hospital or Kirkby
Monday to Friday and Saturday daytime frequencies are increased from every every 10 minutes to about every 7 to 8 minutes. Times are changed.
Sundays are unchanged.

Route 53  Liverpool - Crosby
Arriva: No change.
Stagecoach: Additional Saturday morning service to Crosby departs Queen Square Bus Station at 0552.
All other journeys remain unaffected.

Route 82  Liverpool - Liverpool South Parkway or Speke
Arriva: No change. Services due to change on 5 September 2021.
Stagecoach: The Monday to Friday service is increased, from about every 10 minutes to every 7-8 minutes. Times are changed throughout. From Liverpool South Parkway the Saturday journeys are retimed throughout. Saturday journeys from Liverpool ONE and all Sunday journeys remain unchanged.

Route 86, 86A, 86C  Liverpool - Garston, Childwall, Liverpool South Parkway or Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Stagecoach: Route 86 Monday to Friday daytime frequency is increased to every 12 minutes, Saturday to every 15 minutes. Evening frequencies are reduced to every 30 minutes. Sundays are unchanged.
Route 86C Monday to Friday daytime frequency is increased to every 12 minutes, Saturday to every 15 minutes.
Arriva: No changes - services due to change on 5 September.

Route 204  Liverpool ONE Bus Station - Belle Vale Bus Facility
Times are changed. Some timing points are amended (to better match those provided by the bus operator).

Route X2 Liverpool - Preston
Monday to Friday journeys from Queen Square are retimed between 1400 and 1800. From Preston there are several retimings between Southport and Liverpool.
Saturday early morning journeys from Queen Square prior to the 0709 departure and from Preston prior to the 0507 are changed with journeys removed and retimed in both directions.
Sunday times are unaltered.

Route X3 Liverpool - Kirkby or Knowsley Industrial Park
Various times are altered throughout the day.


5 September 2021


Route  7 Liverpool - Huyton or Warrington
Monday to Friday journeys are retimed along the route. Additionally the 1705, 1735 and 1805 journeys from Liverpool ONE depart the bus station 5 mins later.
Saturday and Sunday times are unchanged.

Routes  8, 8E and 9 Liverpool - Huyton circulars
Route 8: Monday to Friday service returns to pre-Covid timetable. Saturday service is as unchanged.
Route 8E: No change.
Route 9: Monday to Friday service returns to pre-Covid timetable. Saturday service is as unchanged.

Routes 10, 10A and 10B Liverpool - St Helens or Huyton
Route 10: No change.
Arriva Route 10A: No change. Monday to Friday and Saturday services continue to run to a reduced frequency.
Stagecoach Route 10A: No change
Route 10B: The Monday to Friday daytime service is increased from about every 12 minutes to about every 10 minutes. Times are changed.
The Saturday and Sunday service is unchanged.

Routes  12 and 13 Liverpool - Stockbridge Village circulars
Routes 12 and 13: Original timing point at London Road is removed and replaced by estimated times from Lidl, London Road (outbound) and The Royal Hospital (inbound).
Times are changed throughout.

Route 15 Liverpool - Huyton
The original timing point at London Road is removed and replaced by estimated times from Lidl, London Road (outbound) and The Royal Hospital (inbound).
The Monday to Friday daytime frequency returns to pre-summer frquencies (every 7-8 minutes). Times are changed.
Saturday and Sunday times are largely unchanged exept for the altered timepoints.

Route 18 Liverpool - Croxteth Park circular
Original timing point at London Road is removed and replaced by estimated times from Lidl, London Road (outbound) and The Royal Hospital (inbound).
Monday to Friday times are changed.
Saturday and Sunday are unchanged, apart from the timing points used.

Routes 26 and 27 Liverpool - Sheil Road circulars
Monday to Friday service returns to pre-summer frequencies. Times are changed.
Saturday and Sunday services are unchanged.

Routes 52 and 52A Liverpool - Netherton/Old Roan
Some Monday to Friday times are changed along the route.
The Saturday and the Sunday services are unchanged.

Route 53 Liverpool - Crosby
Arriva: Route 53S is renumbered 53. Times are unchanged.
Stagecoach: As of the 29 August an additional Saturday morning service to Crosby departs Queen Square Bus Station at 0552. All other journeys remain unaffected.

Routes 55 and 55D Liverpool - Old Roan
Monday to Friday and Saturday journeys are unchanged.
Sunday service 55S journeys replaced by 55 journeys. Times are otherwise unaltered.

Route 56 Liverpool - Netherton
Monday to Friday times are changed along the route on the journeys leaving Netherton between 0503 to
0733 and in the afternoon from 1533 to 1703 inclusive.
Saturday and Sunday services are unchanged.

Routes 58 and 58A Liverpool - Netherton
Route 58: Monday to Friday service times are changed with the first journey from Sir Thomas street now at 0643 and from Magdalene Square at 0539. Saturdays are unchanged. Stanley Road, Merton Road timing point is replaced by Hawthorne Road, Balliol Road.
Route 58A: Times remain unchanged. Some timing points are renamed/adjusted.

Route 60 Bootle - Aigburth
Monday to Friday journeys are retimed in both directions. The overall frequency is increased to every 12 minutes.
Saturday and Sunday times are unchanged.

Routes 61 and 61A Bootle - Aigburth Vale
Monday to Friday journeys are retimed in both directions. The overall daytime frequency is increased from every 15 to every 12 minutes with the reintroduction of route 61A. Times are changed throughout.
Saturday and Sunday times are unchanged.

Route 61 Liverpool - Halton
Times are changed throughout.

Route 62 Allerton (Penny Lane) - Bootle, North Park
Monday to Friday times are changed.
Saturday and Sunday journeys are unchanged.

Route 63 Bootle - Fazakerley - Bootle
Monday to Friday: some times are changed
Saturday and Sunday: times unchanged.

Routes 68, 68A and 68E Bootle - Aigburth Vale
Monday to Friday times are changed.
Some minor retiming of some Saturday journeys.
Sundays times are unchanged.

Route 75 Liverpool - Halewood
Monday to Friday daytime service is increased to about every 10 minutes.
Saturday frequency is increased to every 15 minutes.
Times changed throughout.

Route 78 Halewood - Liverpool
Monday to Friday journeys towards Queen Square Bus Station are retimed slightly.
Saturdays and Sundays are unchanged.

Routes 79 and 79C Liverpool - Halewood/Murdishaw
The timing point on all journeys into Liverpool at Mount Vernon is changed to Wavertree Road and timings are changed at this stop.
Route 79: The Monday to Friday daytime service is increased slightly from every 8 minutes to every 7-8 minutes. Times are changed. From Liverpool to Halewood the Saturday and Sunday journeys are unchanged. There are minor timing changes at Wavertree Road, Overton Street on inbound journeys.
Route 79C: Times are changed throughout.

Routes 80 and 80A Liverpool - Speke/John Lennon Airport
Route 80 and 80A are retimed slightly.

Routes 81, 81A and 881 Bootle - Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport or Jaguar Land Rover
Routes 81 and 81A return to pre-summer frequencies.
Service 881 is unchanged.

Route 82 Liverpool - Liverpool South Parkway or Speke
Arriva: The Monday to Friday service is increased from every 10 minutes to about every 7-8 minutes in line with Stagecoach. Some retimings on Saturday and Sunday journeys.
Stagecoach: As of 29 August the Monday to Friday service was increased to every 7-8 minutes. Times were changed. Some Saturday journeys are retimed throughout.
Sunday journeys remain unchanged.

Route 82A Liverpool - Murdishaw
Minor retimings to all journeys.

Routes 86, 86A and 86C Liverpool - Liverpool South Parkway, Garston, Liverpool John Lennon Airport or Childwall
Arriva: Route 86 and 86A Monday to Friday frequencies are increased to every 12 minutes, Saturday to every 15 minutes in line with the Stagecoach services. Times are changed. Sundays are unchanged.
Stagecoach: As of 29/08/21 the 86 and 86C Monday to Friday daytime frequency was increased to every 12 minutes and Saturday to every 15 minutes. Evening journeys were re-introduced on the 86C at a 30 minute frequency with a subsequent reduction in the 86 evening service to every 30 minutes. Sundays are unchanged.

Route 310 Liverpool - Maghull or Waddicar
Some minor timing changes Monday to Saturday.
Sunday times are unchanged.

Route 345 Liverpool - Waddicar
Monday to Friday times are changed.
Saturday and Sunday times are unchanged.

Route 437 Liverpool - West Kirby
Monday to Friday times from West Kirby to Liverpool slightly retimed during the afternoon.
All other times are unchanged.

Route 487 Liverpool - Little Neston, Ness Gardens or Parkgate
The timing point at Bebington Civic Centre is changed to Church Road, near Stanton Road.
Times are otherwise unchanged.

Route 699 Greenbank Student Village - University of Liverpool or Liverpool City Centre
Monday to Friday frequency increased and times changed throughout.



18 September 2021


Routes 10, 10A and 10B Liverpool - St Helens or Huyton
Route 10: No change.
Arriva Route 10A: No change.
Stagecoach Route 10A: The Saturday service will operate at a reduced daytime frequency of about every 15 minutes.
Monday to Friday and Sunday services are unchanged.
Route 10B: No Change.

Route 20 Liverpool - Tower Hill
The Saturday service will operate at a reduced daytime frequency of about every 15 minutes.
Monday to Friday and Sunday services are unchanged.

Route 21 Liverpool - Northwood
The Saturday service will operate at a reduced daytime frequency of about every 15 minutes.
Monday to Friday and Sunday services are unchanged.

Southport

29 August 2021


Route 2 Southport - Preston
Monday to Friday and Sunday journeys are unchanged.
The service now runs 30 minutes later on Saturday nights. The 2234 from Southport is replaced by buses at 2149 and 2304 through to Preston. The 2130 From Preston is replaced by buses at 2045 and 2200 through to Southport. All other journeys are unchanged.

Route X2 Liverpool - Preston
Monday to Friday journeys from Queen Square are retimed between 1400 and 1800. From Preston there are several retimings between Southport and Liverpool.
Saturday early morning journeys from Queen Square prior to the 0709 departure and from Preston prior to the 0507 are changed with journeys removed and retimed in both directions.
Sunday times are unaltered.


5 September 2021


Route 49 Crossens - Woodvale
Some minor time changes.



St Helens

5 September 2021


Routes 10, 10A and 10B Liverpool - St Helens or Huyton
Route 10: No change.
Arriva Route 10A: No change. Monday to Friday and Saturday services continue to run to a reduced frequency.
Stagecoach Route 10A: No change
Route 10B: The Monday to Friday daytime service is increased from about every 12 minutes to about every 10 minutes. Times are changed.
The Saturday and Sunday service is unchanged.

Routes 17 and 30  St Helens - Widnes and Chain Lane - St Helens - Sutton Manor
Routes 17 and 30: Some Monday to Friday afternoon times are changed into and out of St Helens Bus Station.
Morning, evening and weekend journeys are unchanged.

Routes 20 and 320  St Helens - Widnes and Chain Lane - St Helens - Sutton Manor
Route 20: Some Monday to Friday afternoon journeys from St Helens to Earlestown are retimed. Some Monday to Friday morning journeys from Earlestown to St Helens are also retimed. Saturday journeys are unchanged.
Route 320: The Monday to Saturday 0727 from Ashton to St Helens now starts at Wigan at 0701. All other journeys are unchanged.

Routes 22 and 22A Warrington - Earlestown - Ashton or Wigan
Route 22: is unchanged.
Route 22A: The Monday to Friday journeys leaving at 2325 from Warrington to Earlestown Bus Station and 2004 from Earlestown Bus Station to Warrington are both withdrawn.
Saturday and Sunday journeys are unaffected.

Route 31 St Helens - Parr
Monday to Friday times are changed.
Saturday and Sunday service is unchanged.

Routes 32 and 32A Clinkham Wood - Sutton Manor or Clock Face
Monday to Friday services have minor retimings along the route on some journeys.
Saturday and Sunday services are unchanged.

Routes 34 and 34A St Helens - Newton le Willows or Leigh
Monday to Friday and Saturday journeys have time changes.
Sundays are unchanged.

Routes 35 and 35A Gillars Green - St Helens Junction and St Helens - Gillars Green - St Helens
The Monday to Friday and Saturday daytime journeys from Gillars Green are timed to arrive at St Helens
Junction 1 minute later and likewise the reverse journeys arrive at Gillars Green 1 minute later.
Evening and Sunday journeys are unaltered.

Route 38 Liverpool - St Helens or Parr
Route 38 is retimed along the route by up to 2 minutes.
Routes 38A and 152 are unchanged

Route 89 Liverpool - St Helens or Parr
Monday to Friday daytime journeys are changed.
Saturday and Sunday times are unchanged.

Route 329 Liverpool - St Helens or Parr
Arriva: Monday to Friday are changed. Saturday and Sunday journeys are unchanged.
Link Network: Times are unchanged.

Route 352 Liverpool - St Helens or Parr
Times are changed.

Route 360  Warrington - Wigan
Monday to Friday times are changed throughout, with an earlier start to the service. additionally the 0730 journey from Wigan is rerouted through Goldborne.
The Saturday timetable is unchanged.

Route 920  St Helens - Haydock Industrial Estate
Times are unchanged. Timetable and route are updated to reflect finishing point in St Helens is Bickerstaffe Street.


18 September 2021


Routes 10, 10A and 10B Liverpool - St Helens or Huyton
Route 10: No change.
Arriva Route 10A: No change.
Stagecoach Route 10A: The Saturday service will operate at a reduced daytime frequency of about every 15 minutes.
Monday to Friday and Sunday services are unchanged.
Route 10B: No Change.

Wirral

29 August 2021


Routes 1 and X1 Liverpool - Chester
Route 1: Many Monday to Friday and Saturday journeys are retimed. Buses finish serving the zoo earlier. Sundays are unchanged except for the 1730 and 1806 journeys from Chester to Liverpool which are retimed and no longer call at the zoo.
Route X1: Many Monday to Friday and Saturday journeys are retimed. Buses finish serving the zoo earlier. Sundays are unchanged except for the 1747 journey from Chester to Liverpool which is retimed and no longer calls at the zoo.

Routes 16, 16A and 17 Moreton - Eastham Rake
Monday to Friday times are changed at various points along the route, with some variation to start times throughout the day.
Some Saturday times are changed along the route.

Routes 38, 38A and 38B West Kirby - New Ferry/Bromborough/Mill Park/Eastham Ferry
Monday to Friday and Saturday times are changed.
Sunday services are unaltered.


5 September 2021


Route 418 New Ferry - Birkenhead Bus Station circular
The frequency is increased to to every 30 minutes.

Route 437 Liverpool - West Kirby
Monday to Friday times from West Kirby to Liverpool slightly retimed during the afternoon.
All other times are unchanged.

Route 487 Liverpool - Little Neston, Ness Gardens or Parkgate
The timing point at Bebington Civic Centre is changed to Church Road, near Stanton Road.
Times are otherwise unchanged.


 

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