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 late night / early morning trains between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 4 to Friday 8 June

Start date
04/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly, closing all lines between 23:50 and 05:00 each night until Friday morning.

As a result, the 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. A replacement bus will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will not run. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly to Chester.

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.