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 Northern services from Monday 19 to Thursday 22 March

Start date
19/03/2018  00:00
End date
22/03/2018 
Route affected

Between Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria / Preston and Wigan Wallgate / Liverpool Lime Street / Sheffield / Stockport / Macclesfield / Crewe

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly and between Hindley and Salford Crescent / Wigan Wallgate, closing the lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:42 Preston to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:09 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street service will be replaced by a bus.

The 22:34 Stockport to Wigan Wallgate service will terminate at Salford Crescent. A bus will run from Salford Crescent to Wigan Wallgate.

The 22:47 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly will not call at Stockport. A bus will run from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport.

The 23:13 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme. A bus will operate from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly to serve these stations.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:20 Manchester Victoria to Wigan Wallgate service will be replaced by a bus.

The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, stopping at Wilmslow only.

 Tuesday to Friday

The 22:45 Preston to Colne service will be replaced by a bus between Rose Grove and Colne.

The 22:48 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus. A second bus will run from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 04:57 Blackburn to Colne service will be replaced by a bus, departing Blackburn at 04:29.

The 05:31 Colne to Preston will start at Blackburn. a bus will run from Colne to Blackburn, departing Colne at 04:44 to connect with the train at Blackburn.

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.

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.

Project Information:

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