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 midweek late night service in the Manchester Airport area from Monday 30 July to Friday 3 August

Start date
30/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly, and also between Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street / Preston / Blackpool North and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Wilmslow and Stockport areas, closing some lines each night until 04:55 the following morning.

All week, late night and early morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Manchester Airport. A bus will be provided from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Manchester Airport.

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.