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 trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March

Start date
17/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester

TOC(s) affected
Arriva Trains Wales

Engineering work will take place in the Warrington Bank Quay area, closing all lines.

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will be diverted, and will not call at stations between Manchester Oxford Road and Chester. Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, calling at all booked stations except Manchester Oxford Road.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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


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.

Location Map:

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Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.