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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April  

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Engineering work details

Starts 15 Apr 2024 to 19 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport

Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Manchester Airport area, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 21:53 Chester to Manchester Airport will be replaced by a bus throughout.

  • The 21:08 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Chester. A rail replacement bus service will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

  • The 23:20 Manchester Airport to Holyhead service will start from Chester. A rail replacement bus service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester.

Tuesday 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 throughout.

  • The 04:55 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

  • The 05:25 Manchester Airport to Chester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

  • The 06:25 Manchester Airport to Chester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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.