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 trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 March

Start date
12/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Manchester Victoria and Newton-le-Willows, closing all lines from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The 23:09 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street and the 23:20 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria services will not run. Buses will run to replace these services.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map


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.