Monthly Archive: April 2016

Re-lighting of New Brighton’s historic Perck Rock Lighthouse

SATURDAY 23rd APRIL 2016 | 3:30pm to 10:00pm | FREE

Come and join us to celebrate the re-lighting of New Brighton’s historic Perch Rock Lighthouse
3:30pm – 6:30pm
Venue: Sailing School (Marine Point)
Free ticketed event

PHOTOGRAPHY for seaside
themed fancy dress competition
Venue: The Light Cinema
Free event

Perch Rock Lighthouse filmed by Aerocapture in
partnership with ImagePlay and Tigoby
Venue: The Light Cinema
Free ticketed event
Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress
Venue: Slipway at Fort Perch Rock

8:30pm – 10:00pm
Venue: New Brighton Marine Lake

Tickets for free ticketed events will be available from the Sailing School (Marine Point) from 12:00pm on the day, on a first come first served basis.

Visit us dressed in something ‘seaside themed’, full fancy dress or just something fun to celebrate New Brighton, and receive discounts off food and drink in participating outlets. Have your photograph taken to enter our free competition to win a selection of great prizes.

For further information and updates about the event please visit:


Travel News Update


Here’s what’s changing between 24 – 30 April 2016:
If you’re an outlet that stocks our timetables and leaflets and would like to order more, please click here.
Reporting missing or damaged bus stop information:

If you notice any missing or damaged bus stop information, please let us know so we can replace it.
You can email us at or call us on 0151 330 1052.

Let us know either the six character bus stop reference (you’ll find it on the Bus Stop shelter or pole eg 42032A) or the road name, nearest side road and direction of travel.

We’ll then replace the missing or damaged timetable information as fast as we can.


6/6E Liverpool – Huyton Some minor changes to times
7/7A/7E Liverpool – Huyton or Warrington Some minor changes to times
14/14A Liverpool – Widnes/Murdishaw Some changes to route and times
17 Liverpool – Fazakerley/Kirkby Some minor changes to times
57 Liverpool – Litherland/Netherton New service
61/A/E Liverpool – Rainhill Some changes to route and times
62 Allerton – North Park New Monday to Saturday evening service replacing service 162. Saturday daytime frequency increased from every 30 mins to every 20 mins. Sunday morning service 162 is now numbered 62 and operated without subsidy by Arriva
79C Liverpool – Murdishaw Monday to Saturday daytime frequency reduced to every 30 minutes
81 Allerton – North Park Sunday morning Merseytravel service 81 is operated without subsidy by Arriva
82A/82B Liverpool – Halton Hospital Some minor changed to times
122 Crosby – Aintree Uni Hospital Some changes to times
135/235 Aintree Station – Bootle Daytime route is changed and no longer operates to Aintree station
144 Bootle – Litherland Route is changed and no longer serves Millers Bridge or Sterrix Lane. Some changes to times
157/158 Bootle – Aintree Service is now operated for Merseytravel by Arriva
162 Allerton – Bootle Service is now operated for Merseytravel by Arriva
201 Speke – Liverpool Hospital Service is now operated for Merseytravel by Halton Transport
202/204 Dingle – Alder Hey Hospital Some buses extended to serve Liverpool ONE Bus Station
800 Speke – Liverpool Freeport Service is now operated for Merseytravel by Stagecoach Merseyside
839 Longview – Liverpool Freeport Service is now operated for Merseytravel by Stagecoach Merseyside
X1 Liverpool – Windmill Hill Some minor changes to times


10/10A New Brighton – Arrowe Park Some changed to route and times.
12/12A Birkenhead – Arrowe Park Service now only operates to Woodchurch so does not serve Arrowe Park Hospital. Some changes to times.
18 Birkenhead – Moreton Service now operates between Moreton and Liverpool city centre. Services to Bootle and Aintree are withdrawn.
22 West Kirby – Chester Changes to route & times. Some buses are renumbered 82A.
80 West Kirby – Newton New service
84 Clatterbridge – Raby Mere Some minor changes to route and times
93 Birkenhead – Arrowe Park Changes to route and times. Services are extended to Liverpool ONE Bus Station
423 Birkenhead – Liverpool Some changes to route and times
441 Woodchurch – Litherland Service is withdrawn
442 Woodchurch – Dingle Service is withdrawn
473 Barnston – Dingle/Litherland Service is withdrawn
487 Liverpool – Neston/Parkgate Monday to Saturday evening buses now only operate as far as Neston so do not serve Parkgate. Some changes to times


44 Formby/Southport – Crossens Some minor changes to times
46A Hillside – High Park Some minor changes to times
49 Crossens – Ainsdale Monday to Friday daytime frequency from every 10 to every 12 minutes.
375/385 Southport – Wigan Sunday service 375 frequency is reduced to every hour and Sunday service 385 buses are withdrawn. Some other changes to times

St Helens:

34/34A St Helens – Newton/Leigh

The Monday to Saturday 1745 bus from St Helens Bus Station
is retimed to leave 4 minutes later at 1749.

352 St Helens – Wigan Some minor changes to times

See what’s changing in the future by visiting our Future Bus Services page on our website.

You can download all current and future bus timetables here.

Buses are sometimes diverted due to road works or events. We show all planned diversions and explain how your services are affected on the Travel Updates page of our website.

Wirral Line:
There are no planned changes to Wirral Line services this week

Northern Line:
There are no planned changes to Northern Line services this week

Moorfields station refurbishment:
Platform 2 (Northern line) has now closed for refurbishment, trains for Southport, Ormskirk and Kirkby will not stop at Moorfields station.
If you travel on the Northern line from Moorfields towards Southport, Ormskirk or Kirkby, or you travel from Hunts Cross to Moorfields, there are a number of alternative travel options available to you.

Please visit for alternative travel information. During busy periods, passengers may be required to queue at Moorfields and Liverpool Central before being allowed on to platforms.

City Line:
On Sunday 24 April, the Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will run to a revised timetable as Network Rail will be carrying out work on this line.

From Monday 25 to Thursday 28 April, The 2327 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Hunts Cross.

Please allow additional time when planning your journeys. For full details of the above service disruptions,

Queensway (Birkenhead) Mersey Tunnel – Full Closure

The Queensway Tunnel will be closed on the following nights due to essential maintenance work:

From 2100 on Monday 25 to 0630 on Tuesday 26 April
From 2100 on Tuesday 26 to 0630 on Wednesday 27 April
From 2100 on Wednesday 27 to 0630 on Thursday 28 April
From 2100 on Thursday 28 to 0630 on Friday 29 April

The Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnel will remain open during these times. Please allow additional time when planning your journeys


If you need any more information, or need some help planning your journey, call our Traveline team on 0151 236 7676. They’re open from 0800 – 2000 every day.


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