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 Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge from Monday 3 to Friday 7 September

Start date
03/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Wigan North Western / Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge overnight, closing lines between 23:50 and 06:45 from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:50 Wigan North Western to Stalybridge service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 06:03, 06:30 and 07:00 Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria, and the 06:26 Manchester Victoria to Stalybridge services will not run. Replacement buses will run between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria to replace these trains.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.