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 trains between Stockport and Chester via Altrincham from 22:45 on Saturday 6 and all day on Sunday 7 July

Start date
06/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester via Altrincham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Stockport and Chester, closing all lines after 22:45 on Saturday and all day on Sunday.


The 22:48 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by a bus throughout.


Buses will replace trains between Stockport and Chester via Altrincham. Customers should use alternative travel operators between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport.

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.