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 Northern evening services to / from Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 3 to Friday 6 September

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

Northern between Blackpool North / Wilmslow / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Broad Green / Edge Hill and Liverpool Lime Street overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

  • The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will run as scheduled to Wigan North Western. This service will then call at St Helens Central, Huyton and Liverpool Lime Street only. A replacement bus will run from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street, calling at all booked intermediate stations.
  • The 22:35 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will not run, and will be replaced by a bus service.

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.