Orrell Lane will be closed from the junction of Rice Lane/Walton Vale to facilitate junction improvements from Tuesday 4 February 2020 until Friday 27 March 2020. Due to the expected impact of the closure a free shuttle bus (OL1) will operate every 30 minutes between Orrell Lane, Moss Lane and Walton Vale/Black Bull.

Bus diversions are as follows:

Route 61/61A will travel from Bootle Bus Station as normal to Northfield Road at the junction with Southport Road, then via Southport Road, Aintree Road, Hornby Road, Rice Lane, Walton Vale, then as normal route to Aigburth.

From Aigburth Vale as normal to Walton Vale, then via Rice Kane, Hornby Road, Aintree Road, Southport Road, Northfield Road then as normal route to Bootle Bus Station.

Service 135 will travel from Bootle Bus Station as normal to Orrell Lane at the junction with Moss lane, then via Northfield Road, Southport Road, Aintree Road, Hornby Road, Rice Lane, Walton Vale then as normal route to Aintree Station.

From Aintree Station as normal to Walton Vale, then via Rice lane, Hornby Road, Aintree Road, Southport Road, Northfield Road, Moss lane, Orrell Lane, then as normal route to Bootle Bus Station.

Service 214 will travel from Walton Park as normal to Rice Lane at the junction with Hornby Road, then via Rice Lane, Walton Vale, then as normal route to Walton Park (Omits Hornby Road, Aintree Road, Southport Road, Aintree Road and Hornby Road.)

From Walton Park as normal to Walton Vale then via Rice Lane, then as normal route to Walton Park (Omits Orrell Lane, Bailey Drive, Southport Road, Aintree Road and Hornby Road.)

Service 721 will travel  from Maghull High School as normal to Walton Vale, then via Rice Lane, Hornby Road, Aintree Lane, Southport Road, then as normal to Seaforth Station.

Service 741 will travel from Bootle as normal to Park Lane, then via Bailey Drivem Southport Road, Aintree Road, Hornby Road, Rice lane, Walton Vale, then as normal route to Maghull High School

From Maghull High School as normal to Walton Vale, then via Rice Lane, Hornby Road, Aintree Road, Southport Road, Bailey Drive, Park Lane, then as normal route to Bootle.

Ref: RW8444A