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Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Amended late night / early morning Transport for Wales trains between Manchester and Chester from Monday 8 to Friday 12 July 

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Engineering work details

Starts 08 Jul 2024 to 12 Jul 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester


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

As a result, the following services will be amended:

Monday - Thursday

  • The 21:09 Birmingham International Airport to Manchester Piccadilly terminates at Warrington Bank Quay with onward rail replacement bus service.

  • The 23:20 Manchester Airport to Holyhead will be replaced with rail replacement transport between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester, with service starting again from Chester.

Tuesday - Friday

  • The 00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will be replaced with rail replacement bus.

  • The 03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport will be replaced with rail replacement terminating at Manchester Piccadilly.

  • The 04:55 Chester to Manchester Airport retimed to depart at 05:00 and will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

  • The 06:25 Manchester Airport to Llandudno will start from Manchester Oxford Road at 06:48.

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.