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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 

The latest registered timetables for services across Merseyside are available to download as PDF's from the Merseytravel website. As stated above services may be subject to short notice changes during the current pandemic: 

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 17 January

Northern Line

Hunts Cross Line

On Sunday 17 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)


Trains will run between:

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


Wirral Line

Chester & Ellesmere Port Line

On Sunday 17 January, engineering work will take place on the Chester & Ellesmere Port lines.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Chester and Rock Ferry stations
  • Ellesmere Port and Rock Ferry stations

Trains will run between:

  • Rock Ferry and Liverpool city centre stations


The latest Covid-19 timetable information for all Merseyrail services 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

There are no planned full closures of the Mersey Tunnels this week.

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