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Buses replace trains between Chester and Warrington Bank Quay from Sunday 31 March to Monday 1 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 31 Mar 2024 to 01 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Chester and Manchester Victoria / Leeds


Engineering work is taking place between Runcorn East and Warrington Bank Quay, closing all lines.

Sunday and Monday:

Chester - Manchester Victoria / Leeds services will start from / terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. Rail replacement transport will be provided between Chester and Warrington Bank Quay (buses provided by Transport for Wales).

Monday only:

Ellesmere Port - Helsby services will be replaced by rail replacement transport.

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.