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 evening / morning service in the Liverpool area from Monday 13 to Friday 17 May

Start date
13/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport / Blackpool North 
TOC(s) affected
Engineering work is taking place between Liverpool Lime Street and Broad Green, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service will not call at Bryn, Garswood, Thatto Heath, Eccleston Park, Prescot, Roby, Broad Green, Wavertree Technology Park or Edge Hill. A replacement bus will run from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street, serving these stations.
  • The 22:35 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A bus will be provided from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will depart at 03:28, and run on alternative route to Deansgate.

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.