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 Merseyrail services to / from Southport on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 February

Start date
16/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Hunts Cross and Southport

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hall Road and Southport on Saturday 16 February and between Liverpool Central and Southport on Sunday 17 February, closing all lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will be in place.


Buses will replace trains between Moorfields and Formby.


Buses will replace trains between Liverpool Central and Southport.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.