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Last updated:Today at 08:44
Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway
Last updated:Today at 08:33
Train companies affected:Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink

Buses replace late night / early morning Transport for Wales services between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 05 Mar 2024 to 08 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

21:08 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

23:20 Manchester Airport to Holyhead

00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport

Description

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

Tuesday to Thursday:

  • The 21:08 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus between Warrington Bank Quay and Manchester Piccadilly.

  • The 23:20 Manchester Airport to Holyhead service will be replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester.

Wednesday to Friday:

  • The 00:26 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

  • The 03:51 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus between Manchester Piccadilly and 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.