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 Sandhills and Aintree / Formby / Kirkby on Sunday 11 October

Start date
11/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Liverpool Central and Kirkby / Ormskirk; and between Hunts Cross and Southport

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Sandhills area, closing various lines.

Buses will operate between:

  • Sandhills and Aintree.
  • Sandhills and Formby.
  • Sandhills and Kirkby.


Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correct, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.