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 service between Broad Green and Liverpool Lime Street after 23:30 each night from Monday 17 to Friday 21 April

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

Trains between Preston and Liverpool Lime Street and also between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work after 23:30 each night between Broad Green and Liverpool Lime Street, closing the line.

Customer advice

The 22:42 Preston to Liverpool Lime Street will not run. A replacement bus has been organised to help you complete your journey.

The 23:09 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street will run earlier than normal. If you are unable to make the earlier train, a replacement bus will run, departing Liverpool Lime Street at 23:09.


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.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Project Information:

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