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 and overnight service in the Manchester area from Monday 29 January until Thursday 1 February

Start date
29/01/2018  00:00
End date
01/02/2018 
Route affected
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Between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street; between Manchester Victoria and Hull; between Manchester Airport and Preston; between Manchester Piccadilly and Newton-le-Willows

 
TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains WalesNorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Lineside maintenance and work on the signalling equipment is taking place overnight each night between Manchester Victoria / Deansgate / Manchester Piccadilly and Salford Crescent closing some lines.

Northern service changes

21:29 Manchester Airport to Preston service is cancelled. Customers can use alternative trains between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

23:09 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street, and 23:20 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria will be replaced by buses.

23:10 Preston to Manchester Airport service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly.

23:30 Manchester Airport to Preston service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Preston.

04:02 (Tue-Fri) Preston to Manchester Airport service will be cancelled. A bus will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly. Customers can use alternative services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

TransPennine Express changes:

22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. A bus will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

22:33 Hull to Manchester Victoria service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

Arriva Trains Wales changes:

21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service terminates at Warrington Bank Quay. A bus will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester.

00:32 (Tue-Fri) Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service is replaced by a bus.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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.