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 trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport until 16:45 on Sunday 26 August

Start date
26/08/2018  00:00
End date
26/08/2018 
Route affected
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Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester / Shrewsbury / Cardiff Central / Carmarthen / Milford Haven

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street / Bristol Temple Meads / Reading / Southampton Central / Bournemouth / Paignton / Plymouth / Penzance

East Midlands Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich

Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Hazel Grove / Buxton / Wilmslow / Alderley Edge / Knutsford / Chester / Stoke-on-Trent / Crewe / Sheffield

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport and Sheffield

Virgin Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Birmingham New Street / London Euston 

 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for WalesCrossCountryEast Midlands TrainsNorthernTransPennine ExpressVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport, closing lines until 16:45.

Arriva Trains Wales:

Train services will be diverted via Styal, and will not call at Stockport. Customers travelling to / from Stockport should use alternative services.

CrossCountry:

Trains will be diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Stafford, not calling at Stockport, Macclesfield or Stoke-on-Trent. Replacement buses will operate between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent. Trains run by other operators will run between Stockport, Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent.

East Midlands Trains:

Trains will be diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield, not calling at Stockport. Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport.

Northern:

Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe via Stockport will be diverted and not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth. Buses will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow calling at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth.

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent will not run. Buses will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent.

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton will start from Hazel Grove, buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Hazel Grove.

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester will start from Altrincham, buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Altrincham.

TransPennine Express:

Until 1645, services between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield will be diverted and will not call at Stockport.

Customers travelling to / from Stockport are advised to travel via and change at Manchester Piccadilly for replacement bus services (provided by other operators).

Virgin Trains:

Buses will replace trains between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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.