Liverpool City Region is open for business during major upgrade to Lime Street station

Passengers are being reassured that the Liverpool City Region will remain ‘open for business’ when the first phase of a major transformation of Liverpool Lime Street kicks off next month. Work will take place at the station between 30 September and 22 October in the biggest upgrade the station has seen since the 19th Century. The … Read more

Sefton set to get first Community Police Station

Work is now underway to open Sefton’s first Community Police Station. The new Community Police Station will be opened in Ainsdale Railway Station after Sefton Council granted permission for the proposals put together by Merseyside Police’s estates team and the Merseyrail design team. The proposal to co-locate the new Community Police Station in the train … Read more

Passengers reminded to check before they travel during Bolton station improvement work in August

As work continues to provide a better railway between Manchester and Preston, Bolton passengers are being reminded of changes to train services this August. For 16 days between Saturday 12 August and Sunday 27 August 2017, Network Rail’s orange army will continue work to upgrade the railway through Bolton in preparation for electric trains running … Read more

Liverpool to stay on the move during Lime Street upgrade this autumn

Transport partners unveiled plans today to keep Liverpool open for business while its main railway station undergoes a three-week transformation this autumn. Journeys through Lime Street will be affected for 23 days, from 30 September to 22 October, while Network Rail undertakes vital upgrades to enable the station to cater for a forecast doubling in … Read more

Lime Street station to reopen earlier than planned

Liverpool Lime Street station will reopen to trains tomorrow (Wed) – 24 hours earlier than forecast. Scores of orange army engineers have worked round the clock since a section of trackside wall collapsed last Tuesday (28 Feb) sending 200 tonnes of debris across the four lines in the deep cutting approaching the station. Their efforts … Read more

Full speed ahead – Lancashire County Council outlines next steps for the Skelmersdale Train Station

County Cllr for Skelmersdale West, Julie Gibson, has secured confirmation of the next steps for the Skelmersdale Train station. She said: “Like many in the town I was delighted at the announcement of the preferred site and at the recent Full Council meeting of LCC I asked Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, County Cllr … Read more