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

When 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.

This is a live page and service details can change, please check back for up-to-date information.

We've grouped service changes by area, please scroll down the list to see if your service is changing.

Liverpool

21 April 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Routes 1 and X1  Liverpool - Chester Weekday, Saturday and Sunday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service. Last bus to be extended to Bromborough all week 1 and X1
Routes 4 and 4A  Liverpool ONE - Dingle/Sefton Park circulars Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 4 and 4A
Route 19  Liverpool - Gillmoss, Croxteth, Kirkby or Kirkby Admin Weekday and Saturday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service. Due to the additional running time in the AM and PM peaks the service frequency reduced in places from 12 minutes and 15 minutes. 19
Route 53  Liverpool - Crosby Sunday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 53
Routes 54 and 54A  Liverpool  - Thornton Weekday, Saturday and Sunday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service. Weekday, School Day only, 3 afternoon journeys re-routed along Moor Lane, Crosby, to avoid congestion on Chesterfield Road at school times. On school holidays journeys will follow normal route. 54 and 54A
Routes 55  Liverpool - Old Roan Saturday, Journeys departing Liverpool 5 mins later 55 and 55D
Routes 58 and 58A  Liverpool - Netherton Route amended to serve Commutation Row inbound and outbound 58 and 58A
Route 60  Bootle - Aigburth Vale Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 60
Routes 61, 61A and 61B  Bootle - Aigburth Vale Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 61
Route 61  Liverpool - Halton Hospital Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 61 Halton
Route 62  Allerton (Penny Lane) - Bootle (North Park) Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 62
Route 75  Liverpool - Halewood Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 75
Route 76   Liverpool - Halewood Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 76
Route 78   Halewood - Liverpool Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 78
Routes 79 and 79C Liverpool - Halewood or Murdishaw Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 79 and 79C
Routes 80 and 80A  Liverpool - Speke or John Lennon Airport Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 80 and 80A

Routes 81 and 81A  Bootle - Speke or John Lennon Airport 

Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 81, 81A and 881
Route 82  Liverpool - Liverpool South Parkway or Speke Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 82

Route 82A  Liverpool - Murdishaw

Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 82A

Routes 86, 86A and 86C  Liverpool - Cildwall, Garston, Liverpool South Parkway or Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service, Timetables back to being the same Monday to Friday, currently there is a different Friday timetable compared to Monday to Thursday. 86, 86A and 86C

Routes 121, 214 and 215  Aintree Station - Broadway and Cavendish Drive or Aintree Hospital to Lavender Way

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Huyton Travel, linked to April tender round award 121, 214 and 215

Route 135  Aintree Station - Bootle

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Huyton Travel, linked to April tender round award 135, 136 and 235

Route 144  Bootle - Litherland circular

Weekday & Saturday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 144

Route 217  Bootle or Kirkby Bus Station to Huyton or Halewood

Weekday daytime, Journey times revised across the daytime timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 217 and 217A

Route 239  Prescot - Broadgreen Hospital circular

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Hattons, linked to April tender round award 239

Routes 245, 246 and 247  Huyton circulars

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Huyton Travel, linked to April tender round award 245, 246 and 247

Route 297  St Helens - Kirkby

Service transferred from Cumfy Bus to Hattons, linked to April tender round award 297

Route 345  Liverpool - Waddicar or Kirkby Merseyrail Station

Route amended to serve Commutation Row inbound and outbound. Saturday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 345

Route 500  Liverpool John Lennon Airport - Liverpool circular

Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 500

Route 800  Speke - Liverpool Freeport

Weekday, Journey times revised and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 800

Route 827  Old Swan - Kirkby

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Huyton Travel, linked to April tender round award 827

Route 838  Hunts Cross - Liverpool Freeport

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Peoples Bus (Tender Round) - Retimed to be 15 minutes Earlier 838

Route 870  Old Swan - Huyton Industrial Estate

Services transferred from Cumfy Bus to Huyton Travel, linked to April tender round award 870

Route 898  Page Moss - Kirkby Admin circulars

Updated 23 March 2024: Following the recent public engagement carried out on the 898 service (AM Journeys) operated by Huyton Travel, we are pleased to advise that the service will be maintained until 19th May 2024.  We will update you in the coming weeks if the service will be maintained past the 19th of May 2024.

To be confirmed

 

Schools services from 21 April 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Route 725 Prescot Road - Maricourt School Weekday, Journey times revised and given more running time to improve reliability on the serviceMaricourt Maricourt Catholic High School from 21 April 2024
Route 737  Seaforth Station - Maghull High School Weekday, PM Journey times revised to improve reliability on the service Maghull High School from 21 April 2024

 

31 March 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Routes 68, 68A, 68B and 68E The journeys that operate between Bootle and Broadgreen Station are renumbered as 68B. Timings between Broadgeen Station and Broadgreen Road are changed. The Mon-Fri 1808 and 1901 journeys from Broadgreen Station are retimed along the route.
All other journeys are unchanged.
68, 68A, 68B and 68E

 

18 March 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Routes 121, 214, and 215

From the 18 March the 215 service is reduced due to driver shortages.
From Monday 18 March 2024 the following 215 journeys will not operate:
From Aintree Hospital - 0758, 0958, 1058, 1258, 1358, 1558 and 1758
From Lavender Way - 0900, 1100, 1200, 1400, 1500 and 1700
Service provision from 1 April is being reviewed and updates will be provided as soon as possible.

121, 214 and 215
Route 297

From Monday 18 March the 297 journey due to depart from Prescot Bus Station at 0732 will not operate due to driver shortages.
Service provision from 1 April is being reviewed and updates will be provided as soon as possible.

297

 

Southport

There are no upcoming changes for Southport bus services on 21 April 2024

 

 

St Helens

21 April 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Routes 28 and 28A  St Helens - Blackbrook circular and St Helens - Haydock Industrial Estate

Updated 23 March 2024: Following the recent public engagement carried out on the 28/28A service operated by Hattons, we are pleased to advise that the service will be maintained until 19th May 2024.  We will update you in the coming weeks if the service will be maintained past the 19th of May 2024.

To be confirmed
Route 297 Service transferred from Cumfy Bus to Hattons, linked to April tender round award 297

 

Schools services from 21 April 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Route 787 City Road - Rainford High School Weekday, PM Journey times revised to improve reliability on the service Rainford High School from 21 April 2024
Route 733  Sutton Academy Leisure Centre - Thatto Heath The afternoon 733 journey now starts at Sutton Academy Leisure Centre, Internal Road at
1445, times are unchanged.
Sutton Academy from 21 April 2024

Wirral

21 April 2024

 

Route Changes Timetable
Routes 1 and X1  Liverpool - Chester Weekday, Saturday and Sunday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service. Last bus to be extended to Bromborough all week 1 and X1
Routes 38 and 38A  West Kirby - New Ferry, Bromborough, Mill Park or Eastham Ferry Weekday and Saturday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 38, 38A and 38B
Routes 41 and 42  Eastham Rake - Arrowe Park Hospital Weekday, Journey times revised across the timetable and given more running time to improve reliability on the service 41 and 42

 

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