All the rail investment schemes are due to be completed by the end of 2019. While some will not impact on your journeys at all, others may require that alternative transport arrangements are put in place for certain periods.
You can be assured that Network Rail, Merseytravel and transport operators will continue to work together on transport plans that balance the need to get essential and complex work done with the need to keep people moving and the city region ‘open for business’.
There is project specific advice, but key advice for all projects that will involve some disruption, will be:
The work to improve Lime Street station meant there were periods within autumn 2017 and 2018 where people who usually use the station had to make some changes to their journey. However, the Liverpool City Region will remain 'open for business' with robust alernative transport arrangements in place.
The transport plan involved keeping people on the rail network wherever possible, diverting many mainline services to Liverpool South Parkway and getting people to and from the city on the Merseyrail network. Where rail replacement buses were offered, high quality buses were used.
For phase 1 of the works the station was fully or partially closed for 22 days between 30th September 2017 and 22nd October 2017.
Phase 2 of the works the station was fully or partially closed for June and July 2018.
Key advice during these works;
For more information on the travel plans during the Lime Street station upgrade click here