Published: 6 December 2017

Arriva strike action update

Arriva Bus Strike

Arriva North West has confirmed that planned industrial action by drivers and engineers on Thursday, 7 December has been called off. Arriva busses will now run as normal on that day.

Further industrial action which will affect bus services used by many staff and students is, however, still planned for a number of dates in December.

There will be no Arriva services operating within Merseyside on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, 12 December
  • Wednesday, 13 December
  • Thursday, 14 December
  • Wednesday, 20 December
  • Thursday, 21  December
  • Friday, 22 December
  • Saturday, 23 December

Some services on the bus network are part of the Quality Bus Network – a partnership between Merseytravel, bus operators and the local councils. Normal ticket acceptance will apply on the Quality Bus Network and more details can be found here.

If you have a pre-paid Arriva ticket you will be able to use it on the Merseyrail and Northern rail networks. For details of times please visit Merseyrail.

For details of other bus services and times, please visit the Merseytravel website.

For those considering cycling, University students receive a Citybike discount.

For any specific questions regarding local bus services please contact Arriva’s customer services team on 0344 800 44 11. Please keep in touch with Arriva’s Twitter account for further updates.

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