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Buses replace evening trains between Manchester / St Helens Central and Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 26 Aug 2024 to 28 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Wilmslow / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Broad Green and Liverpool Lime Street, closing some lines on Monday to Wednesday evenings.

As a result:

  • The 22:17 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service will not call at stations between St Helens Central and Liverpool Lime Street. A replacement bus will run between St Helens Central and Liverpool Lime Street for these stations.

  • The 22:43 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street.

  • The 23:30 Liverpool Lime Street service will be retimed to run earlier than usual, starting at 23:20 and running earlier than usual Broad Green. A replacement bus will run from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria, dropping off at stations from Broad Green to Manchester Victoria.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.