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 trains between Crewe and Stoke-on-Trent on Sunday 4 November

Start date
04/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between Crewe and Derby

London Northwestern Railway between Crewe and Northampton / London Euston

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsLondon Northwestern Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Alsager, closing all lines.

East Midlands Trains

Services between Derby and Crewe will run between Derby and Alsager. Replacement buses will run between Alsager and Crewe.

London Northwestern Railway

Trains between Crewe and Northampton / London Euston will be diverted between Crewe and Stafford, extending journey times by up to 27 minutes. Trains will not call at at Alsager, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent and Stone.

Buses will replace trains between Crewe and Stafford, calling at all stations.

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.