In 2020, new trains will be introduced on to the Merseyrail network. Merseyrail says they will be state-of-the-art, safer, more reliable, and thanks to faster acceleration, journey times will be reduced. A sliding step level with the platform will improve access for people with bikes, pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Merseyrail is inviting cyclists to a briefing session about the new trains, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.
The session will take place on Wednesday 31st May, 12 noon at Merseytravel, Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN. It will be hosted by David Powell, new trains programme director for Merseytravel and David O’Leary, commercial director from Merseyrail.