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Buses replace late night trains between Chester and Liverpool / Manchester from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Jun 2024 to 07 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Chester and Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport


Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Warrington, closing various lines overnight.

As a result, the following trains will not run:

Tuesday to Thursday:

  • The 20:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service.

  • The 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service.

  • The 22:03 Chester to Liverpool Lime Street service.

  • The 22:25 Manchester Airport to Chester service.

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

Wednesday to Friday:

  • The 00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service.

  • The 03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport service.

  • The 04:55 Chester to Manchester Airport service.

Replacement buses will run between Chester and Liverpool South Parkway / Manchester Piccadilly.

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