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 overnight Northern services in the Manchester area from Monday 8 to Friday 12 October

Start date
08/10/2018  00:00
End date
12/10/2018 
Route affected

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

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Manchester area, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:25 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus service will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly, and an additional train service will run from Manchester Oxford Road at 23:50 to Manchester Airport.

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 23:10 Wilmslow to Manchester Victoria service will be diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria, arriving at Manchester Victoria later than usual.

The 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus service will run from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly, and an additional train service will run from Manchester Oxford Road at 00:42 (Tuesday to Friday) to Manchester Airport.

The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:30 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will start from Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Blackpool North to 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.