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.

Amended service through Warrington Central on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 March

Start date
16/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Trains between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central / Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands TrainsNorthern

Engineering work is taking place between Warrington Central and Hunts Cross, closing all lines.

East Midlands Trains:

Services between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted, and will not call at Warrington Central, Widnes or Liverpool South Parkway. These services will additionally call at Newton-le-Willows.

Replacement buses will run between Newton-le-Willows and Widnes / Warrington Central.

Customers for Liverpool South Parkway should travel via Liverpool Lime Street on alternative services.


On Saturday, replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

On Sunday, replacement buses will run between Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street.

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.