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.

Completed - Amended service between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street / Preston

Start date
25/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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London Northwestern Railway between London Euston / Northampton / Rugeley Trent Valley / Birmingham New Street / Walsall / Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street / Blackpool North / Lancaster / Preston / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central and between Birmingham New Street and Edinburgh / Glasgow Central

TOC(s) affected
London Northwestern RailwayVirgin Trains

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Runcorn / Warrington Bank Quay, closing all lines.

London Northwestern Railway

Until 11:55, trains to / from Liverpool Lime Street will be revised to start / terminate at Crewe.

Alternative travel advice:

Replacement road transport will operate between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Customers are then advised to use Merseyrail services to / from Liverpool Central.

Virgin Trains

Until 11:55, no trains will run to / from Liverpool Lime Street. Trains to / from Glasgow Central will also be diverted via Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton.

Replacement road transport will operate between Crewe and Liverpool Lime Street, calling at Runcorn.

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.