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 late night trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 May

Start date
13/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Stockport overnight, closing some lines.

The following trains will be replaced by a bus throughout:

  • The 22:40 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
  • The 22:46 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
  • The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester

Each service will be replaced by two buses. One bus will run only stopping to set down at Knutsford, and the second bus will run from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly / Chester.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.