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Amended late night / early morning Transport for Wales service through Chester from Monday 22 to Friday 26 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Apr 2024 to 26 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Birmingham International and Manchester Piccadilly: and also between Manchester Airport and Chester / Llandudno / Holyhead

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Chester area, closing some lines.

The following alterations will be in place from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April:

  • The 20:52 Chester to Manchester Airport will be cancelled.

  • The 21:08 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Chester.

  • The 21:53 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be cancelled.

  • The 22:02 Chester to Liverpool Lime Street service will be cancelled.

  • The 22:25 Manchester Airport to Chester service will be cancelled.

  • The 22:25 Manchester Airport to Holyhead service will run as booked between Chester and Holyhead.

  • The 23:22 Liverpool Lime Street to Chester service will be cancelled.

The following alterations will be in place from Tuesday 23 to Friday 26 April:

  • The 00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be cancelled.

  • The 03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport will be cancelled.

  • The 04:55 Chester to Manchester Airport service will start at 05:00, and will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

  • The 05:25 Manchester Airport to Llandudno will start at Chester.

A rail replacement bus services will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool South Parkway.

For travel between Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool South Parkway, and between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport, you should use other services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.