No trains to run in or out of Liverpool Lime Street for several days following wall collapse: Aerial view of the collapsed wall at Liverpool Lime Street

Wednesday 1 Mar 2017

No trains to run in or out of Liverpool Lime Street for several days following wall collapse

Region & Route:
| North West & Central

Network Rail is reminding passengers that no services will run in or out of Liverpool Lime Street following yesterday's (Tues) wall collapse between Lime Street and Edge Hill

The wall collapsed at around 5.45pm yesterday afternoon blocking all four lines and damaging overhead power cables.

A spokesperson for Network Rail said: “No trains will be running in or out of Liverpool Lime Street for several days due to a trackside wall collapse on the approach to the station.

“Train customers are advised to check before they travel at for the latest information and with train operators.

“Five large containers, each holding many tonnes of material, have been stacked by a third party on elevated land beside the collapsed section of wall.

“With part of this land having given way, these containers need removing to make the cutting safe and prevent further slips.

“Only then can we get safe access to the tracks below and develop a plan for the clear-up and repairs.”

Additional info:

  • Train customers can get the latest information here :
  • Reports of the wall collapse came in at 1745 yesterday, Feb 28


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