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 trains between Hooton and Birkenhead Central from Saturday 2 to Friday 22 March

Start date
02/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Chester / Ellesmere Port and Liverpool Central

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Hooton and Birkenhead Central closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Hooton and Birkenhead Central.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.