Changes to Merseyside Bus Services from 2018-01-21

Quite a range of bus services around Merseyside will change from next Sunday and here are the details organised by route number:

3A/3B Huyton – Halewood – John Lennon Airport

3A and 3B journeys (apart from 0417 trip) no longer serve the Jaguar Land Rover Factory, and instead call at Speke Morrisons.

4 Liverpool ONE – Dingle/Sefton Park circular

Frequency has increased during peak times.

15 Liverpool – Huyton

Saturday daytime frequency is reduced to 12 minutes. Sunday times have changed.

18 Liverpool – Croxteth Park circular

Sunday times have changed.

31 St Helens – Parr

The times have changed.

34/34A St Helens – Newton-le-Willows or Leigh

Some journeys retimed.

38/38A St Helens – Rainford circular

Journeys are retimed.

47 Liverpool – Crossens

Some times have changed.

49 Crossens – Woodvale

Some times have changed.

52/52A Liverpool – Netherton/Old Roan

Monday to Saturday daytime times are changed.

62 Allerton (Penny Lane)- Bootle, North Park

Some times are changed as the route is still diverted via Pighue Lane and Rathbone Road due to the closure of Mill Lane/Edge Lane Junction.

82/82C/82D Liverpool – Liverpool South Parkway or Speke

Route revised in Liverpool city centre. Some times have changed

89 St Helens – Liverpool John Lennon Airport

The Monday to Friday daytime times have changed.

139 Liverpool – Prescot

Journeys no longer run between Prescot and St Helens (see Route 289). Times are changed.

140 St Helens – Bold Heath or Rainhill Station

The Monday to Saturday daytime timetable now has 2 journeys that are extended to start/finish at Bold Heath (School Lane).

166/188 Belle Vale – Halewood or Halewood – Belle Vale or Garston circular

HTL Route 166 & 188: The times have changed and now serves Garden Lodge Drive, Springwood Avenue, Mather Avenue, Heath Road, Greenhill Road and Long Lane
Merseytravel Route 166 & 188: The times have changed and now serves Springwood Avenue, Mather Avenue, Heath Road, Greenhill Road and Long Lane, and Garden Lodge Drive on Saturday daytime journeys.

224 Liscard – Weatherhead School via Poulton

The 0751 journey has been retimed to start 8 minutes earlier

289 St Helens – Prescot or Kirkby

Route 289 is extended via Rainhill to St Helens to replace the withdrawn section of Route 139. Saturday Route 290 is withdrawn but replaced by Route 289 journeys running from St Helens through to Kirkby bus station. Times are changed.

300 Liverpool – Southport or Lydiate

Some times have changed.

320 St Helens – Ashton-in-Makerfield or Wigan

Some minor re-timings on Monday to Saturday journeys

375/385 Southport – Wigan

Revised timetable

432/433 New Brighton – Liverpool

Some times have changed.

437 Liverpool – West Kirby

Some times have changed.

500 Liverpool – Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Some times are changed.

600 Garston – Archbishop Blanch School

0755 journey departs Garston 5 minutes earlier.

611 Dovecot – Broadgreen School

Journey retimed 5 minutes earlier.

630 Woodchurch High School – Moreton Cross

Merseytravel journey withdrawn. Commercial Al’s Coaches duplicate journey remains.

663 Thingwall – Wirral Grammar

Times changed during journey

745 Carmel College – Platt Bridge

Revised running times

781 Billinge – Rainford High School

Timing point changed to Red Cat Lane

783 Moss Bank – Rainford High School

Revised running times

784 Haresfinch – Rainford High School

Timing point changed to Red Cat Lane

786 Rainford High School – St Helens

Revised running times

897 Huyton Industrial Estate – Kirkby Admin

Route change in Huyton, now serves Stretton Way, Ellis Ashton Street and Link Road on services travelling towards Kirkby Admin.

X3 Liverpool – Kirkby/Knowsley Industrial Park

One afternoon journey in each direction withdrawn