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No late night / early morning trains between Chester and Manchester Airport from Monday 18 to Friday 22 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 18 Dec 2023 to 22 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport


Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning. ​​​​​​​

Between 23:25 and 05:00, no trains will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport.

Replacement buses will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly. For Manchester Airport, you should use alternative 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.