Future engineering work

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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. Customers should use Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.
  • Between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle. Trains will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Newcastle. As a result of this there will be fewer services between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester stations

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:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.