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 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 March

Start date
19/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Colwich Junction and Congleton, closing some lines.

The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted via Stafford, not calling at Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield or Stockport.

A rail replacement coach will depart Stafford at 01:25, calling at Stoke-on-Trent at 01:55, Macclesfield at 02:45 and terminate at Stockport at 03:15.

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.