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Here’s how this weeks rail strikes will impact Liverpool

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Here’s how this weeks rail strikes will impact Liverpool
Rail Strikes. Credit: PA

The new strikes will affect some services in Liverpool on Wednesday, May 31, Friday, 2 June, and Saturday, June 3.

Train services are being hit by more rail strikes this week, with some of the action having an effect on services arriving to and leaving Liverpool Lime Street

Train drivers who are members of Aslef will walk out on Wednesday and Saturday, while workers who are members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) will strike on Friday.

Here is a breakdown of each operator’s plan for strike days:

Avanti West Coast

Wednesday: No trains.

Friday: One train per hour will run in each direction between London Euston and each of Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Preston, with a limited service to and from Glasgow.

There will be no services to or from North Wales, Shrewsbury, Blackpool, Stoke-on-Trent or Edinburgh, while Macclesfield station will be closed.

The first train of the day from Euston will depart at around 8am, and the last will leave shortly after 5pm.

Saturday: No trains.


Merseyrail

All strike days: Usual timetable.


Chiltern Railways

Wednesday: No trains.

Saturday: No trains.


CrossCountry

Wednesday: No trains.

Saturday: No trains.


East Midlands Railway

Wednesday: No trains.

Saturday: No trains.


London Northwestern Railway

Wednesday: No trains.

Friday: A limited service will run and only between 7am and 7pm.

The only open routes will be between Birmingham New Street and each of London Euston, Birmingham International and Liverpool Lime Street.

Saturday: No trains.


Northern

Wednesday: No trains.

Friday: Only a handful of routes will be open, such as between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester; Leeds and York; and Darlington and Saltburn.

Saturday: No trains.


TransPennine Express

Wednesday: No trains.

Friday: A reduced timetable will operate and only between Liverpool Lime Street and each of Preston and York; and between Sheffield and Cleethorpes.

Saturday: No trains.


For more info on the rail strikes taking place click here.

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