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Last updated:Today at 16:32
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Amended services in the Stafford / Stoke-on-Trent area on Sunday 4 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Aug 2024 to 04 Aug 2024

Route(s) affected

Trains to / from / via Stafford / Crewe / Stoke-on-Trent

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent / Crewe, closing some lines.

Avanti West Coast

A revised timetable will operate until 17:10:

  • Two trains per hour between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston (via Stoke-on-Trent).

  • One train per hour between Liverpool Lime Street and London Euston (via Stoke-on-Trent).

  • One train per hour between Glasgow Central and London Euston (via Stoke-on-Trent).

  • One train every other hour between Wolverhampton and London Euston.

  • One train every other hour between Birmingham New Street and London Euston.

  • One train every other hour between Preston and Edinburgh.

CrossCountry

  • Train services between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent will not run. A bus replacement service will run between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent.

London Northwestern Railway

  • Train services between Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Birmingham New Street and Stafford, and between Crewe & Liverpool Lime Street only.

  • Train services between London Euston / Northampton and Crewe will run between London Euston / Northampton and Stafford only.

  • Train services between Stafford and Crewe (via Stoke-on-Trent) will not run. A bus replacement service will run between Stafford and Crewe, and between Stafford and Crewe (via Stoke-on-Trent).

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.