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.
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