Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 21/02/2019 22:31. Update now

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 service to and from Liverpool Lime Street on Sunday 21 April

Start date
21/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Routes to and from Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsLondon Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place in the Edge Hill area, near Liverpool, closing all lines.

East Midlands Trains

Trains between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted. As a result, trains will be unable to call at Warrington Central, Widnes and Liverpool South Parkway. The diverted trains will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows where customers can use replacement buses to and from Warrington and Widnes.

London Northwestern Railway

Trains between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Birmingham New Street / Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway only. Customers can use Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.

Virgin Trains

Trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street are diverted between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street via but not calling at Stockport.

Replacement buses will run between Crewe and Runcorn and between Runcorn and Liverpool Lime Street. 

It is not yet known whether Northern or TransPennine Express will be affected by this engineering work.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.