Thousands of Merseyrail passengers stranded after power cut August 18th, 2012 admin Latest News Shares Comments Thousands of rail commuters were stranded on trains between Southport and Hall Road at approximately 3:45pm this afternoon (Saturday 18th August 2012) after a power cut that brought Merseyrail network to a standstill between Southport and Hall Road. Stations are closed until further notice. Above: Southport to Hall Road railway line Above: Southport Railway Station Above: Hillside station at 5:50pm closed A spokesperson for Merseyrail said they expect trains to be back to normal by 9:00pm tonight. Onthespot – your online reporter Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!