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 Alsager / Stafford on Sunday 18 November

Start date
18/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between Crewe and Derby

London Northwestern Railway between

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsLondon Northwestern Railway

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

East Midlands Trains:

Buses will replace trains between Crewe and Alsager.

London Northwestern Railway:

Services between Crewe and Northampton / London Euston will be diverted and retimed between Crewe and Stafford, not calling at Alsager, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent or Stone.

Replacement buses will run between Crewe and Stafford via Stoke-on-Trent to serve these 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.