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Merseyside Bus Service Changes from 2023-01-22

Posted on January 20, 2023

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There are a lot of changes to bus services around Merseyside in January. Here are the details.

Routes 3 and 3A Huyton - Halewood or John Lennon Airport

Times are changed throughout.

Route 7 Liverpool - Huyton or Warrington

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 10B and 10S Liverpool - Huyton or Prescot

Two morning journeys in each direction previously on route 10B now operate as route 10S between Liverpool and Prescot, missing out Huyton. All other journeys are unchanged.

Routes 12 and 13 Liverpool - Stockbridge Village circulars

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 14, 14A, 14B, 14C and 14X Liverpool - Croxteth or Kirkby

Timing changes to Arriva and Stagecoach Monday to Friday morning journeys.

Route 15 Liverpool - Huyton

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 17 Chain Lane - St Helens - Sutton Manor - Widnes

The Arriva service route is shortened and now runs between Chain Lane and Widnes Green Oaks, no longer serving Vicarage Road. The service is also re-routed around Laffak, now turning left from Bosworth Street onto Chain Lane, omitting Old Nook Lane and Paisley Avenue. Monday to Saturday times are changed throughout. The Merseytravel service, operated by HTL, is also re-routed now turning left from Bosworth Street onto Chain Lane, omitting Old Nook Lane and Paisley Avenue. In Widnes the service is re-routed along Lockett Road, in line with the daytime service. Times are otherwise unchanged.

Routes 320 St Helens - Earlestown and Ashton in Makerfield or Wigan

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 26 and 27 Liverpool ONE - Sheil Road circulars

Times changed throughout on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 28 St Helens - Blackbrook -St Helens - St Helens Hospital - Haydock Industrial Estate

The 15:00 journey from Hall Street now departs at 15:10 and runs ten minutes later along the route. All other journeys are unchanged.

Route 31 St Helens - Parr

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 37 and 38 St Helens - Eccleston or Rainford

Times changed on Monday to Friday services.

Route 47 Liverpool - Crossens

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 52, 52A and 52B Liverpool - Netherton, Old Roan or Bootle

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 53 Liverpool - Crosby

Times changed on Monday to Friday services.

Routes 54 and 54A Liverpool - Thornton

Times changed throughout on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 55 Liverpool - Old Roan

The Monday to Friday times are changed throughout. Sunday times from Liverpool have changed.

Route 56 Liverpool - Netherton

Times changed along the route on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 58 and 58A Liverpool - Netherton

58: Monday to Friday times are changed. The Merseytravel bus service (starting at Netherton at 05:39), operated by PeoplesBus, is unchanged.

58A: Monday to Friday times are changed from Liverpool to Netherton. From Netherton into Liverpool the buses retimed one minute earlier at Trinity Road.

Some stops renamed to bring details into line with the digital timetable.

Route 60 Bootle - Aigburth

Times changed throughout on Monday to Friday services, while there are minor retimings to those on Saturdays and Sundays.

Routes 61 and 61A Bootle - Aigburth

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 61 Liverpool - Halton Hospital

The Monday to Friday and Saturday times are changed throughout.

Sunday times are unchanged.

Route 62 Penny Lane - Bootle

Changes made to Monday to Friday times. Saturday and Sunday times remain unchanged.

Route 63 Bootle - Aintree Hospital

Monday to Friday times have changed.

Routes 68, 68A and 68E Bootle - Aigburth Vale

Minor timing changes to Monday to Friday journeys while there are no changes to those on Saturdays. On Sundays, there are some minor timing changes to evening journeys towards Aigburth Vale on service 68A.

Route 75 Liverpool - Halewood

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 76 Liverpool - Halewood

Monday to Friday times changed.

Route 78 Halewood - Liverpool

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 79 and 79C Liverpool - Halewood and Murdishaw

Route 79: Monday to Friday times are changed throughout. Saturday and Sunday times are unchanged, although there are some corrections to Saturday evening journeys from Liverpool ONE.

Route 79C: Monday to Friday times are changed throughout. The Saturday journeys that depart from Murdishaw at 11:45, 12:15 and 17:48 are retimed at some stops along the route along the route.

Saturday journeys towards Murdishaw and Sunday times are unchanged.

Routes 80 and 80A Liverpool - Speke

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Routes 81 and 81A Bootle - Liverpool John Lennon Airport or Speke

Route 81: Monday to Friday times are changed throughout. Saturday and Sunday journeys have minor retimings at some stops.

Route 81A: Monday to Friday times are changed throughout while there is no change to those on Saturdays.

Route 82 Liverpool - Garston or Speke

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 82A Liverpool - Murdishaw

The Monday to Friday journeys are retimed throughout. Saturday and Sunday journeys now start an hour earlier with three additional Saturday evening journeys from Murdishaw to John Lennon Airport and one additional Saturday evening journey from John Lennon Airport to Murdishaw.

Routes 86, 86A and 86C Liverpool - Garston or Speke or Hope University

Arriva services: Times changed on Monday to Friday journeys, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Stagecoach 86: The Monday to Friday times are changed throughout. Saturdays towards Liverpool ONE are changed between 09:20 and 18:00. Saturdays towards Liverpool South Parkway and Sundays are unchanged.

Stagecoach 86C: Monday to Friday times are substantially changed before 09:00 (up to ten minutes earlier), then minor changes at certain points in the route. On Saturdays minor changes between 08:05 and 17:30 at certain timepoints.

Route 89 St Helens - John Lennon Airport

Times changed on Monday to Friday services, while those on Saturdays and Sundays remain unchanged.

Route 97 Kirkby circular

All trips are rerouted via Bewley Drive, Peatwood Avenue, Gaywood Avenue and Broad Lane as they miss out part of Moorgate Road. Timings are amended accordingly.

Route 102 Aintree University Hospital - Broadgreen Hospital or Page Moss

Times changed for journeys earlier than 18:00 hours.

Route 133 Kirkby - Waterloo

Minor timing changes to the first journey of the day and afternoon journeys to and from Kirkby Admin. 18:16 journey to Waterloo Interchange now leaves Kirkby Admin at 18:32. 17:12 journey to Kirkby Admin now leaves Waterloo Interchange at 17:22.

Route 144 Bootle - Litherland circular

Start times from Bootle Bus Station are unchanged, but there are minor timing changes to the rest of the route for Monday to Saturday journeys only. Saturday journeys now run at slightly different times to ones operating from Monday to Friday. Sunday journey timings remain unchanged.

Routes 166 and 188 Belle Vale and Halewood circulars

All times have changed.

Route 174 Belle Vale - Penny Lane

Monday to Friday times have changed.

Route 204 Liverpool ONE - Belle Vale

The long-term diversion via Upper Parliament Street, Mulgrave Street and Princess Avenue towards Liverpool ONE is now permanently registered. There are minor timing changes to Monday to Friday journeys while Saturdays and Sundays are unchanged.

Route 300 Liverpool - Lydiate or Southport

The main daytime service is unchanged. There are some minor retimings for the Monday to Friday evening journeys that run between Lydiate and Liverpool only, in both directions. The Saturday and Sunday journeys are unchanged.

Route 310 Liverpool - Maghull or Skelmersdale

All times are changed.

Route 319 Kirkby - Skelmersdale

New route 319 operating between Kirkby Bus Station and Skelmersdale Concourse with a 30-minute Monday to Saturday daytime frequency. Services operated on evenings and Sundays operate to an hourly frequency.

Route 345 Liverpool - Waddicar - Kirkby

Monday to Friday times are changed.

Routes 375 and 385 Southport - Wigan

Monday to Friday times changed on both services. The Neverstitch Road timing point replaces Old Skelmersdale War Memorial on journeys heading towards Wigan.

Route 409 Wallasey Village - Woodside circular

Monday to Friday times are changed throughout. On Saturdays the 07:29 journey from Birkenhead Bus Station to Wallasey Village is now retimed at St Albans Road to be two minutes earlier at 07:45. All other Saturday times are unchanged.

Route 410 New Brighton - Clatterbridge Hospital

The Monday to Friday 07:20 journey from New Brighton and 08:30 from Clatterbridge both now run five mins earlier throughout. Times are unchanged for Saturday journeys, but there are additional journeys in both directions at 22:10 and 23:10, the latter finishing at Birkenhead. On Sundays all daytime journeys prior to 18:30 depart five mins later with additional journeys in both directions leaving at 21:10, 22:10 and 23:10, the latter finishing at Birkenhead.

Route 411 New Brighton - Woodside - New Brighton

Most journeys are retimed to run about five minutes earlier.

Route 500 Liverpool John Lennon Airport - Liverpool - Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Times changed with additional stop.

Route 699 Greenbank Student Village - University of Liverpool or Liverpool City Centre

Monday to Friday times are changed.

Route 835 Northwood - Liverpool Freeport

Times have changed.

Routes 897, 898 and 899 Huyton or Page Moss to Kirkby Admin

Route 897: Times are changed throughout.

Route 898: The HTL morning service is unchanged while times have changed throughout on journeys operated for Merseytravel by Arriva.

Route 899: Times are changed throughout and route descriptions and timing points updated.

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