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 20:31 London Euston to Preston Virgin Trains service on Saturday 23 March

Start date
23/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Preston

TOC(s) affected
Virgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place in the Wigan North Western area, closing some lines.

As a result, the 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be diverted after Crewe, and will run to Manchester Piccadilly.

A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Preston via Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

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


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.