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 late night / early morning trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 25 February to Friday 1 March

Start date
25/02/2019  00:00
End date
01/03/2019 
Route affected

Between Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North / Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow, closing some lines.

The following alterations will be in place:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 22:22 Preston to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly
  • 22:24 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly
  • 22:29 and 22:30 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly
  • 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly
  • 23:46 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North will start at Manchester Piccadilly

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 00:05 Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly will not run
  • The 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly will be diverted and will not call at Manchester Airport. A bus service will operate between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Manchester Airport.
  • 03:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly
  • 03:46 Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport will not run
  • 04:34 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North will start from Manchester Piccadilly

Replacement road transport will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport in both directions.

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.