Merseyrail Strikes: Be In The Know

UPDATED: 17:28 – Thursday 22nd August 2019

Strikes planned for August 24 and September 3 and 5 have been called off.

However, three remaining strikes are still in place for September 30, October 2 and 4.


The RMT Union has announced more strike action which will affect Merseyrail commuters. The next proposed strike date was Saturday 24 August

Timetable from Merseyrail announcing the plan of action for Saturday 24th August 2019

This would have been a working day for many people, so please take note:

  • There will be no trains running on the Kirkby, Ellesmere Port or Hunts Cross lines during the strike action.
  • Most services will run between the hours of 7am and 7pm. However, there will be a break in service during the middle of the day.
  • Some stations will be closed.

Find out more about your route

There are further strike dates pencilled in for:

  • Tuesday 3 September – CALLED OFF
  • Thursday 5 September – CALLED OFF
  • Monday 30 September
  • Wednesday 2 October
  • Friday 4 October

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