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Your weekly update, keeping you in touch with planned changes to Merseyside’s public transport and tunnels. This does not include diversions to buses that have been implemented due to roadworks or special events.

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Planned changes to bus services

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, bus services are subject to change depending on national government advice. We are working closely with transport operators as the Coronavirus situation develops. Please keep an eye on our dedicated page for the latest details using the link below:

Coronavirus: Bus Service Updates 

There are no planned changes to bus services this week. The latest timetables for services across Merseyside are available to download as PDF's from the Merseytravel website:

Bus Timetables

Rethink Travel - how you can help keep everyone safe

The health and safety of both customers and staff is a number one priority for Merseytravel. That’s why we are continuing to follow national Government advice and we’re working closely with rail, bus and other transport operators to provide necessary services as safely as possible.

The Liverpool City Region (Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral) is now subject to the Government’s national restrictions. This means you must stay at home wherever possible, except for reasons summarised in the government guidance, for example going to work if you cannot work from home and medical appointments. You can find out more details on the Government website.

If you need to travel you should minimise your journeys and stay local – meaning avoiding travelling outside of your village, town or the part of a city where you live. Walk or cycle where possible. If you need to use public transport plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes  - please follow our key advice and follow the safer travel guidance.

For more information please visit the Rethink Travel campaign on the Merseytravel website before you travel. If you do need to use public transport you can plan your journey using the Merseytravel Journey Planner.

 

Planned changes to rail services

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, rail services are subject to change depending on national government advice. We are working closely with transport operators as the Coronavirus situation develops. Please keep an eye on our dedicated page for the latest details using the link below: 

Coronavirus: Rethink Travel

City Line:

For information on any changes please check with the rail operator you are travelling with.

 

Merseyrail:

Sunday 10 January - Hunts Cross Line Engineering Work


Northern Line

On Sunday 10 January, engineering work will take place on the Hunts Cross line.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Hunts Cross and Moorfields stations (Buses will not call at Liverpool Central or Liverpool Lime Street, passengers can catch their connecting trains at Moorfields)

Trains will run between:

  • Liverpool Central and Southport
  • Liverpool Central and Ormskirk
  • Liverpool Central and Kirkby

Full timetable information for all lines can be found below.

Latest Merseyrail Timetable information

For further details, and information regarding any additional changes, please visit the Merseyrail website.

Planned Mersey Tunnels Closures

The Queensway (Birkenhead) Mersey Tunnel will be closed to all traffic on the following nights whilst we undertake essential maintenance work:

     from 2100 on Monday 11 January to 0630 Tuesday 12 January
     from 2100 on Tuesday 12 January to 0630 Wednesday 13 January
     from 2100 on Wednesday 13 January to 0630 Thursday 14 January
     from 2100 on Thursday 14 January to 0630 Friday 15 January

The above information is currently correct but closures may be subject to change.