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Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace late night Transport for Wales services between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 08 Jan 2024 to 11 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Cardiff Central / Shrewsbury and Manchester Piccadilly


Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Sandbach, closing various lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning. ​​​​​​​

As a result:

  • The 20:05 Cardiff Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Crewe. A replacement bus will run from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Wilmslow and Stockport.

  • The 22:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service will be replaced by a bus.

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.