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 evening service in the Wilmslow area from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 April

Start date
01/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Sheffield and Manchester Piccadilly and between Crewe / Macclesfield and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:12 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel or Levenshulme. A replacement bus will run from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly to serve these stations.
  • The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield service will not run. Customers should use the 23:24 Manchester Piccadilly to Stockport, then travel on a replacement bus between Stockport and Macclesfield.
  • The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport. A replacement bus will run from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly via Stockport.
  • The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme or Handforth. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, serving these stations.

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.