Local buses and trains

The Borough is well served by public transport with excellent road and rail links and there are a number of different bus companies operating throughout the Borough.

Merseytravel

Merseytravel co-ordinates public transport and acts in partnership with private bus and rail operators to provide public transport in Merseyside. Their Travel Centre, based at Huyton Bus Station, provides free leaflets, route maps, timetables and the opportunity to buy bus (including National Express), train and tram tickets, including the full range of Travelcards and season tickets.

National Rail Enquiries

This provides an easy way to get detailed full information about local and national rail services including train times and ticket prices. You can purchase tickets, passes and season cards in advance on their website which also has a local and national journey planner and live departure and arrival information.

Virgin Trains Journey Care

Virgin Trains welcomes customers with specific needs or who require extra assistance when they are travelling by train. The service can provide rail information, arrange mobility assistance, reserve seats and wheelchair spaces, provide help getting on and off trains, buy tickets or order railcards.

Traveline

This is a partnership of transport operators and local authorities that provides impartial and comprehensive information on public transport throughout the UK. You can look at train, coach and bus timetables on their website or use the Journey Planner to plan your journey in advance.

Useful contacts

Merseytravel
Address: 24 Hatton Garden, Liverpool L3 2AN
Phone: 0151 227 5181 Mobility Helpline - 0151 702 2071 (9am-5pm)
Fax: 0151 236 2457
Minicom: 0151 330 1087
Web: www.merseytravel.gov.uk

Traveline
Phone: 0871 200 2233
Email: www.traveline.info

National Rail Enquiries
Address: 3rd floor, 40 Bernard Street, London, WC1N 1BY
Phone: 08457 484950 (or 08457 443366 to pre-book help getting on and off trains)
Minicom: 0845 6050600
Web: www.nationalrail.co.uk

Virgin Trains Journey Care
Phone: 08457 443366
Minicom: 08457 443367
Web: www.virgintrains.co.uk

Help the environment - use the local buses and trains to get to and from work, to visit the town centre and to enjoy the many tourist attractions around the town.

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