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 Chester and Hooton from Monday 25 to Friday 29 March

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

Merseyrail between Chester and Liverpool Central

TOC(s) affected

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

Buses will replace trains between Chester and Hooton, connecting into onward train services.

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.