MerseyRail has announced that the Wirral Loop line renewal is now complete and trains are running again. The line was built in the 1970s.

The renewal consisted of the installation of new track sections and four platforms. It used 170 cubic meters of concrete pumped 180m underground taking 6 months.

Locations covered:

West Kirby
Station Road
Hoylake Parking
Manor Road
Meols Parking
Carr Lane
Moreton Parking
Leasowe Parking
Reeds Lane
Borderlands Line to Wrexham Central
Bidston Parking
New Brighton
Wallasey Grove Road Parking
Wallasey Village
Liscard and Poulton
Seacombe & Egremont
Birkenhead Dock Branch to Rock Ferry
Birkenhead North TMD
Birkenhead North
Birkenhead Park
Conway Park
Mersey Railway Tunnel
Birkenhead Hamilton Square
River Mersey
James Street
Northern Line to Southport/Ormskirk/Kirkby
Liverpool Lime Street clockwise only through loop
Liverpool Central
Northern Line to Hunts Cross
Birkenhead Dock Branch to Bidston East Junction
Birkenhead Woodside
Monks Ferry
Birkenhead Central
Birkenhead Town
Birkenhead Mollington Street TMD
Green Lane Parking
Rock Ferry Parking
Rock Lane
Bebington Parking
Port Sunlight
Spital Parking
Bromborough Rake
Bromborough Parking
Eastham Rake Parking
Hooton Parking
Merseytravel limit
Birkenhead Railway to West Kirby
Little Sutton
Eastham Oil Terminal
Manisty Wharf
Ellesmere Port Parking
Ellesmere Port to Warrington Line to Helsby & Warrington Bank Quay
Capenhurst Parking
Shropshire Union Canal
Chester to Manchester Line to Warrington Bank Quay & Manchester
Mid-Cheshire Line to Stockport, Manchester
Bache Parking
Mickle Trafford
Chester & Connah's Quay Rly to Shotton
to Holyhead & Wrexham General
Chester Northgate
North Wales Coast Line to Crewe & West Coast Main Line

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Image by CC BY-SA 4.0 by Chris McKenna