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.

No trains at Liverpool Lime Street on Sunday 8 April

Start date
08/04/2018  00:00
End date
08/04/2018 
Route affected
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All routes to / from Liverpool Lime Street

 
TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsLondon Northwestern RailwayMerseyrailNorthernTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

Trains will not run to or from Liverpool Lime Street on Sunday 8 April as further upgrade work is completed as part of Liverpool Lime Street's major transformation.

East Midlands Trains - trains between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street will start / terminate at Liverpool South Parkway. Customers should use Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street Low Level.

London Northwestern Railway - trains between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street will start / terminate at Liverpool South Parkway. Customers should use Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

Merseyrail - Liverpool Lime Street Low Level station will remain open and Merseyrail services will continue to run as normal. Please expect these services to be extremely busy.

Northern

  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington Central / Manchester Oxford Road will be replaced by buses between Liverpool Lime Street and Hunts Cross.
  • Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria / Preston / Wigan will be replaced by buses between Liverpool Lime Street and Huyton.

TransPennine Express

  • Between Liverpool Lime Street and Scarborough. Trains will start / terminate at Liverpool South Parkway.
  • Between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle. It is not yet known how these services will be affected by this engineering work.

Virgin Trains - services between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street will start / terminate at Liverpool South Parkway, some services will call additionally at Crewe. Customers should use Merseyrail for onward travel to / from Liverpool City Centre.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with East Midlands, London Northwestern Railway and Virgin Trains, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Northern or TransPennine Express, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.