This weekend - January 18/19 - Network Rail will be carrying out significant engineering work that will impact Merseyrail Northern Line services. Fans who are travelling to the Manchester United game at Anfield on Sunday using local rail services will be affected.

Saturday January 18:

Rail replacement buses will be in operation between:

  • Kirkby-Liverpool Central
  • Aintree-Liverpool Central (trains will run between Ormskirk and Walton)
  • Hunts Cross-Seaforth and Litherland via Liverpool city centre stations (trains will run between Seaforth and Litherland and Southport)

Sunday January 19:

Rail replacement buses will be in operation between: 

  • Liverpool Central-Sandhills 
  • Hunts Cross-Sandhills 

Please be advised, replacement bus services will be in operation calling at all stations, with Liverpool St Georges Plateau as the key city centre stop.

For fans travelling from South Liverpool and through Liverpool South Parkway, City Line services into Liverpool Lime Street will continue to operate and may offer a good alternative route. Additional rail replacement buses are scheduled to support those travelling to the match.

When travelling to the game during this period, we kindly ask you to:

The 917 service will also be running from St Georges Plateau in the city centre. For more information, please visit: