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Industrial action affecting Merseyrail until the end of today

Incident created
23/06/2017 20:12
Last updated
23/07/2017 06:17
Route affected

Various Merseyrail routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Merseyrail
Description

The RMT union members working for Merseyrail are taking industrial action today, Sunday 23 July. As a result, a significantly reduced train service will run across the Merseyrail network.

There are no trains running on the Chester, Ellesmere Port, New Brighton, West Kirby, Ormskirk, Kirkby or Hunts Cross lines today.

Due to the large number of passengers expected to travel to the final day of The Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale, a limited Merseyrail service is running on the Southport line only.

During the morning between 09:00 and 12:30, train services will run directly from Liverpool Central to Hillside station, with selected trains calling at Blundellsands & Crosby station only. Trains will also run direct from Southport to Hillside.

During the evening, train services will run directly from Hillside to Liverpool Central, calling at Blundellsands & Crosby station only, between 17:10 and 20:55. Trains will also run from Hillside to Southport between 17:35 and 20:20.

There will be a break in services between 12:30 - 17:10 when no trains will run.

If you are travelling back from The Open, we advise you arrive at Hillside station by 19:30 as the station will be extremely busy.

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