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 Transport for Wales service between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly each night from Monday 5 to Friday 9 November

Start date
05/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly and from Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Manchester, closing some lines.

The 20:17 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Crewe. A replacement bus will run from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 22:36 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service will be diverted via an alternative route and not call at Stockport. A replacement bus service will run between Stockport and Crewe.

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.