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 evening trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 April

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

Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Stockport and Plumley, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

After 22:30, buses will replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester. In each case, a bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Knutsford. Another bus will run between Knutsford and Chester.

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.