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.

Buses replace late night / early morning services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Monday 18 December to Friday 22 December

Start date
18/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester / Birmingham International

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, closing some lines.

Buses will replace cancelled services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Chester.

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester train will not run.

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


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.