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 service between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street from Friday 30 March until Monday 2 April

Start date
30/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Northampton / Rugby / Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street

Virgin Trains between London Euston / Milton Keynes Central / Rugby and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Acton Bridge and Liverpool South Parkway, closing all lines.

London Northwestern Railway:

Train services will be amended to start from / terminate at Crewe. Replacement bus services will run between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Valid tickets can be used with Merseyrail for services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.

Virgin Trains:

Services to Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street. Journey times between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street will be extended by a few minutes.

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.


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.