Late Night Travel
Phase 2 Update
Trains are now running between Wirral and James Street station in Liverpool.
Until Tuesday 30 May, trains will run between Wirral and James Street station every day, including Saturdays and Sundays. Rail replacement buses are not running.
On Sunday 21 May, rail replacement buses will run between Birkenhead and Liverpool stations from 08:00 to 09:00. A normal train timetable will then run for the rest of the day.
Travelling from Wirral - Phase 1 and Phase 3
The last rail replacement buses will leave Wirral at:
If you travel from Wirral and change onto a Northern line train, the last rail replacement buses that leave Birkenhead North & Birkenhead Central will not get you to Liverpool in time to meet the last Northern line services.
The table below shows the last bus services that will meet Northern line trains at Moorfields station:
|Birkenhead North||Hunts Cross||23:53||22:53||22:53|
|Birkenhead Central||Hunts Cross||23:09||23:09||23:11|
Travelling from Liverpool - Phase 1 and Phase 3
The last rail replacement buses that leave Liverpool will not connect with the last trains to leave Birkenhead North or Birkenhead Central. If you travel on the last rail replacement bus at night to Wirral, the bus will take you to your final station destination.
The table below shows the last rail replacement buses that will leave Liverpool and connect with the last trains to run on the Wirral lines:
|From||Bus To||Train To||Weekday||Saturday||Sunday|
|Moorfields||Birkenhead North||New Brighton||23:31||23:31||23:31|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||Birkenhead North||New Brighton||23:38||23:38||23:38|
|Moorfields||Birkenhead North||West Kirby||23:15||23:15||23:15|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||Birkenhead North||West Kirby||23:22||23:22||23:22|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||Birkenhead Central||Chester||23:26||23:26||23:28|
|Moorfields||Birkenhead Central||Ellesmere Port||23:06||23:06||23:08|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||Birkenhead Central||Ellesmere Port||23:11||23:11||23:13|
The table below shows the last rail replacement buses that will leave Liverpool for Wirral.
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||New Brighton||23:53||23:53||23:53|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||West Kirby||23:38||23:38||23:38|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||Chester||23:48||23:48||23:48|
|St George's Hall - Lime Street||Ellesmere Port||23:33||23:33||23:33
We advise travelling earlier when possible to ensure you meet connecting services.
Travelling on the New Brighton & West Kirby Lines
If you travel on the New Brighton and West Kirby lines, there will be timetable alterations and a 30 minute service will run.Read more Travelling on the New Brighton & West Kirby Lines
Travelling on the Chester & Ellesmere Port Lines
Ellesmere Port trains will start and terminate at Hooton at certain times.Read more Travelling on the Chester & Ellesmere Port Lines
Early Morning Travel
Early morning rail replacement buses will run from Wirral to Liverpool.Read more Early Morning Travel
Important Travel Advice
Key things you need to know about Wirral loop line track renewalRead more Important Travel Advice