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 Northern services from Monday 21 to Friday 25 January

Start date
21/01/2019  00:00
End date
25/01/2019 
Route affected

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly, and also between Manchester Airport / Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street, and also between Preston and Colne.

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Northern network, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:50 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 23:29 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street, calling at Warrington Central only. A second replacement bus will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street, calling at all stations.
  • The 23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly service will not run. A replacement bus will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Warrington Central only. A second replacement bus will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at all stations.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn at 05:23. A replacement bus will run from Preston at 04:45 to Blackburn to connect with the train.
  • The 05:28 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Manchester Oxford Road, departing at 05:27.

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.