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 20:31 Virgin Trains service from London Euston to Preston on Saturday 16 December

Start date
16/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Euston and Preston

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Crewe Coal Yard and Pretson Brook Tunnel, closing some lines.

The 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be replaced by a a service departing at 20:31 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly.

Rail replacement buses will depart Crewe at 22:45, one direct to Preston, whilst a second will call at Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western and Preston.

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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.