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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 22 to Friday 26 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Jan 2024 to 26 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Holyhead / 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 05:30 each night, 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.