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Buses replace late night / early morning Transport for Wales services between Chester and Manchester from Monday 27 until Friday 31 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 May 2024 to 31 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales services between Holyhead / Chester and Manchester Airport


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

Between 23:15 and 05:30 each night, rail replacement buses will run in place of late night / early morning services between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport.

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.