Phase 1 of the platform upgrade work for the new trains will start on the Ormskirk line on 20 October 2018. The following stations will be closed during the work:
Ormskirk to Walton – from 20 October to 28 October
Ormskirk to Old Roan – from 29 October to 9 November
Merseytravel say that high quality rail replacement buses will run between:
Ormskirk and Sandhills – from 20 October to 28 October
Ormskirk and Aintree – from 29 October to 9 November
As well as regular buses stopping at all affected stations, additional express buses will run between selected stations.
More information on these services, all well as full timetables, can be found on www.merseyrail.org/platform-upgrade-works.aspx
Please note: Ticket offices at all Ormskirk line stations will still be staffed, and Northern (Arriva) trains will run from Ormskirk station as usual.
Editors Note:- All the above information is from Merseytravel