(for Newsletters, please see Newsletters page)


Our 2024 Trip to the Severn Valley Railway

For more details, see Future Events


Each year our AGM is preceded by a transport-related talk which is open and free to non-members. This year it will be about the new class 777 rolling stock and will be given DAVID POWELL, Programme Director, Merseytravel. For more details, see Future Events



The spring 2024 Newsletter has been issued to members. Our policy is to only to release the latest newsletter for public view six months after it has been issued to members. It is now available for public viewing. All newsletters can be viewed on the Newsletters web page.

New Trains on Merseyrail

The new trains (class 777) are now running on all the lines, with occasional appearances of the old stock. Work at Southport station to allow twin units (8 cars) to be accommodated is almost complete.


A description of the improved features of the new trains is given in our 2021 newsletter. Other information on the trains is given in the spring 2022 newsletter. A passenger experience account of travelling on the Kirby line is given in the spring 2023 newsletter. For newsletters, see Newsletters page.


Additional information can be found on


An excellent technical presentation by David Powell, Programme Director Rolling Stock of Merseytravel, given on 31st Oct 2020, can be found at:


Our WTUA email address

You can now send your transport concerns or comments to the WTUA committee by email using address 


Our Website

A summary of the latest Chairman’s Report has been added to those of earlier years on the Past Trips and Events web page.



[Page last updated/checked 23/06/24