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 trains between Manchester and Chester from Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 May

Start date
14/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly overnight from Tuesday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Tuesday to Thursday evenings:

The 21:04 Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly will terminate at Chester. A replacement bus will run between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be diverted to run on an alternative route. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester.

Wednesday to Friday mornings:

The 00:32 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

The 03:34 Chester to Manchester Airport service will be amended to start at 03:46, will be diverted to run via Crewe and Styal, and will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

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.