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.

No trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road on Sunday 24 December

Start date
24/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester

East Midlands Trains between Norwich / Nottingham / Peterborough and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Scotland / Preston and Manchester Airport; between Southport / Wigan and Chester; between Hazel Grove and Wigan / Southport

TransPennine Express between Scarborough / Newcastle / York and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesEast Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine Express

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road, closing all lines.

Trains are unable to run between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road. Customers are required to walk between these stations for connecting trains except as follows:

East Midlands Trains

Trains will run between Norwich / Peterborough / Nottingham and Manchester Piccadilly only and will also not call at Stockport. A bus will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central. Customers between Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington Central should use Northern services.

TransPennine Express

TransPennine Express services will not run between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street via Warrington. Manchester Oxford Road, Birchwood, Warrington Central and Liverpool South Parkway will not be served.

Passengers at intermediate stations should use alternative trains to Liverpool and Manchester.

Passengers at Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street should use TransPennine Express services between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street. Customers are required to walk between Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly.

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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.