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 evening trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 November

Start date
26/11/2018  00:00
End date
29/11/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stockport and Chester via Altrincham, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

  • The 22:46 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by buses throughout. A bus will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly, stopping to set down only at Knutsford. A second bus will run from Knutsford and Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by buses throughout. A bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester, stopping to set down only at Knutsford. A second bus will run from Knutsford to Chester.

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

Bicycles:

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.