The big opening event of Eurovision is almost here, and Merseyrail are all prepared to support the event with a comprehensive travel plan for Sunday 7th May 2023.
Thousands of revellers will be descending upon Liverpool City Centre to enjoy the launch of the festivities, and Merseyrail will be on hand to get them to the event and home afterwards, with special late-night services running after midnight.
Sunday 7th May to support The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome:
A Sunday timetable will run every 30 minutes on the Northern and Wirral lines, with extra late-night services to help people get home after The National Lottery’s Big Eurovision Welcome.
Liverpool Lime Street Low Level station will be closed all day due to its vicinity to the event. James Street station will be closed from 20:00.
Passengers wanting to travel from Liverpool city centre on the Wirral line after 20:00 must use Liverpool Central station only.
Passengers wanting to travel on the Northern line after 20:00 must use Moorfields station only.
Late night trains will run on Northern and Wirral lines on the evening of Sunday 7 May into the early hours of Monday 8 May calling at all stations. The times of the last trains on each line are as follows;
Southport line: The last train will depart from Moorfields at 00:11
Chester line: The last train will depart from Liverpool Central at 00:30
West Kirby line: The last train will depart from Liverpool Central at 00:18
New Brighton line: The last train will depart from Liverpool Central at 00:24
Hunts Cross line: The last train will depart from Moorfields at 00:22
Kirkby line: The last train will depart from Moorfields at 00:27
Ormskirk line: The last train will depart from Moorfields at 00:18
Wirral line passengers will only be able to board late night trains at Liverpool Central, and Northern line passengers at Moorfields. All other stations will only allow passengers to alight and exit the station.
There are no passenger services into Liverpool city centre after the end of the normal timetable.
Passengers should check train times and information before they travel by visiting Merseyrail.org.
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