Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 16/11/2018 09:52. Update now

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 Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 26 to Friday 30 November

Start date
26/11/2018  00:00
End date
30/11/2018 
Route affected

Between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport

 
TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, closing all lines.

Trains are amended as follows:

  • 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly terminates at Chester, a replacement bus service will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly
  • 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be diverted via Crewe and Styal and not call at intermediate stops, a replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester
  • 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will not run, a replacement bus service will be in operation
  • 03:36 Chester to Manchester Airport will start later at 04:00, be diverted via Crewe and Styal and terminate at Manchester Piccadilly

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.