The last passenger train to be controlled by the box is scheduled to depart at 19:49 this evening. In due course the signalling will be decommissioned. The area will be controlled from the Rail Operating Centre at Ashburys, Manchester when it re-opens on 30 July.
Elsewhere in Lime Street station, there was very little activity visible in the southern train shed this afternoon, most of the work going on was at the throat end of the station:
All over the station new signals are up and ready, and already lit. These are the 'starters' for platforms 3 and 4 (new numbers):
LS91 stands at the end of platform 1 with just a few more hours of operation ahead: