Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended late night Northern services from Monday 17 to Friday 21 April

Start date
17/04/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly

Between Crewe / Macclesfield and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly, closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

The 22:47 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport. A replacement bus service will operate fro Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly calling at Stockport.

The 23:13 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme. A replacement bus service will be provided from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly to serve these stations. 

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield service will not run and will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, departing Manchester Piccadilly at 23:38 and stopping to set down only from Wilmslow.

Check before you travel:

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Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.