Strike action taking place
will result in travel madness
WITH Gas Pipe Replacement work taking
place on the Formby Bypass, and the trains being off on Monday 13 March 2017,
people are being warned to think hard about how long it will take get to and
from work, especially via Southport.
are told that
Merseyrail has tried to get an injunction
to block Monday's strike, but it hasn't been successful.
The action is being taken by the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) over
fears over the future of guard's jobs and safety concerns over driver-only
trains (DOO) and the role of conductors.
We have been told that Merseyrail have announced strike day timetable ahead of
Monday action. This will see the service only running from 7am to 7pm. Please
website for full and up to date
Northern services from Southport will see a bus service and also trains out of
Lime Street will also be affected. See the Northern Rail's
website for full information about the
services it offers nationally.
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