Rail passengers across the North West are facing their third day of disruption in a week because of strike action by staff.
RMT Union members on Merseyrail and Northern Rail are walking out for the 13th time in a long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains.
Merseyrail insists it wants to talk to the union. Northern says it is aiming to maintain services today.
Workers at Arriva Rail North are set to walk out in fresh strikes on Saturday in a row over train guards
Strike action WILL go ahead as planned today (Saturday) in the second Saturday walkout by RMT members
A deal has been agreed in principle to resolve a long-running dispute over guards on trains at Merseyrail.