Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Blythe Bridge and Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March

Start date
02/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Derby and Crewe

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands Trains

Engineering work is taking place at Longton, closing all lines.

As a result of this, trains between Crewe and Derby will be revised to start / terminate at Blythe Bridge, not calling at Longton.

Buses will replace trains between Blythe Bridge and Stoke-on-Trent in both directions, calling at Longton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.