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 service between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester from Monday 19 to Friday 23 November

Start date
19/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester, closing some lines. As a result, the following services will be amended:

Monday to Thursday - 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by a bus between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

Tuesday to Friday - 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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.