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Train companies affected:Thameslink, East Midlands Railway

Alterations to services between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 26 to Friday 30 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 26 Aug 2024 to 30 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport

05:25 Manchester Airport to Llandudno

20:52 Chester to Manchester Airport

21:09 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport

22:25 Manchester Airport to Chester

Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, closing some lines.

The following services are affected:

Monday to Thursday

  • The 20:52 Chester to Manchester Airport will terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. A replacement bus service will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

  • The 21:09 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus service will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

  • The 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Warrington Bank Quay. A replacement bus service will run between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

  • The 22:25 Manchester Airport to Chester service will not run. A replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, departing at 22:44.

  • The 23:20 Manchester Airport to Holyhead service will start at Chester. A replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Holyhead, departing at 23:37.

  • The 00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will not run. A replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, calling at all stations.

Tursday to Friday

  • The 03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport service will not run. A replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, departing earlier than usual at 03:00.

  • The 05:25 Manchester Airport to Llandudno service will start at Warrington Bank Quay, departing later than usual at 06:19. A replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Bank Quay, departing earlier than usual at 04:59.

For travel between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport, you should use service provided by other Train Operating Companies to complete your journey.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.