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 late night midweek Virgin Trains service from Monday 15 until Thursday 18 October

Start date
15/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Virgin Trains network each night, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 23:00 London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted and not call at Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield and Stockport. Road transport will be provided from Stafford (at 01:25) calling at Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield. Passengers for Stockport should stay on the train to Manchester Piccadilly and speak to station staff.

Tuesday to Thursday

The 22:46 Wolverhampton to London Euston service will divert between Rugby and Milton Keynes Central, not calling at Northampton. Road transport will be provided from Rugby to Northampton.

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.