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 20:31 London Euston to Preston service on Sunday 7 October

Start date
06/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Virgin Trains between London Euston and Preston

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place on Sunday evening between Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western, closing all lines.

As a result, the 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be diverted after Crewe to run to Manchester Piccadilly, where the train will terminate.

Replacement buses will run between Crewe and Preston, calling at Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

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.