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 / early morning services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Monday 23 to Friday 27 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly and from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Manchester and Chester, closing all lines.

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. A replacement bus service will run from Warrington Bank Quay to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced by a bus.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.