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New Euston Taxi-Share Service July 29, 2008

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Network Rail are running a new taxi sharing scheme, so passengers arriving at Euston can get where they’re going faster, save money – and cut their carbon footprint too.

  • Weekday mornings between 8.00am and 10.00am – if there are long queues
  • Collect a destination zone voucher from a Taxi Share Marshal
  • Go to the priority loading bays
  • A Marshal shows you to your shared taxi
  • Pay the driver the fixed fare shown on your voucher (see map to right)
  • Each passenger gets dropped off in turn, according to the best and quickest route decided by your driver

For more information, please speak to a member of Network Rail’s station team or visit www.networkrail.co.uk/euston

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Extended Moorefields Opening Hours Secured March 28, 2008

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Liverpool CDP and Merseyrail are pleased to announce that from 31 March Moorfields station Old Hall Street entrance will remain open until 9pm Monday to Friday.

The longer opening hours of the entrance, and the on-site M to go shop, will be piloted over a 6 month period and depending upon its success, could continue indefinitely.

Paul Rice, Liverpool CDP Chief Executive explained: “We have been working closely with Merseyrail, Merseytravel, and our public and private sector partners over the last 12 months to secure this pilot scheme.

“I believe the longer opening hours will help to serve our business and residential community in the area more effectively as they can now catch the train from their doorstep after 7pm.

“We are also pleased to announce that the M to go shop will stay open until 9pm.” he added: “M to go shop offers a full range of services, from a cup of coffee to buying your train ticket through to London or anywhere else on the national rail network.”

To mark this important change, Liverpool CDP & Merseyrail will be running a competition in the Daily Post in the next few weeks with the lucky winner receiving a year’s free rail travel on the Merseyrail network.

Bart Schmeink, Merseyrail’s Managing Director said: “There are major changes happening in the Commercial District and people’s travel patterns in the area are changing. I am delighted that together with the Liverpool CDP, we have been able to respond to these changes by extending the opening hours of the Old Hall Street entrance for a trial period.”

Virgin Trains Christmas & New Year Info December 13, 2007

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Those of you planning a train journey over the festive period can check Virgin’s travel info on their website here.

Christmas Public Transport November 19, 2007

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Don’t get stuck this Christmas!We’ve had some info in regarding public transport over the Christmas period. We hope this is useful for planning your shopping / celebrating / visiting at the most wonderful time of the year.

BUS

Evening services, these will all operate as normal except on Christmas / New Years Eve when the last journeys will be about 20.00 from the terminus

Boxing / New Years Day – Limited services will operate from 10.00. There will be no service after 18.00.

There is no commercial service on Christmas Day.

The night bus network will operate as normal on the 28 / 29 December.

RAIL

Listed below are the last Merseyrail trains on both 24/12 and 31/12:

Wirral Line
West Kirby to Liverpool – 20.01
Ellesmere Port to Liverpool – 20.04
Chester to Liverpool – 20.15
New Brighton to Liverpool – 20.23

Moorfields to Chester – 20.26
Moorfields to West Kirby – 20.31
Moorfields to Ellesmere Port – 20.41
Moorfields to New Brighton – 20.46
Moorfields to Hamilton Square – 20.56

Northern Line
Southport to Liverpool – 20.13
Kirkby to Liverpool – 20.18
Ormskirk to Liverpool – 20.20
Hunts Cross to Liverpool – 20.21
Liverpool Central to Southport – 20.38
Liverpool Central to Ormskirk – 20.40
Liverpool Central to Kirkby – 20.55
Liverpool Central to Hunts Cross – 20.58

Lime Street services
Northern Rail will be running down at a similar manner

You may need to check other services with the operator

Beware as West Coast Main Line services will not be operating many of the through services across the holiday period due to major works underway at a number of locations.

We will bring any more information as we get it.