Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Maghull and Ormskirk on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January

Start date
13/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Liverpool Central and Ormskirk

TOC(s) affected

Work to build a new railway station is taking place between Maghull and Ormskirk, closing the lines. Maghull North station is expected to open in May 2018 and will serve as the main station for Moss Side and Ashworth Hospital.

Buses will replace trains between Maghull and Ormskirk.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.