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 midweek late night / early morning Northern service from Monday 5 to Friday 9 August

Start date
05/08/2019  00:00
End date
09/08/2019 
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Northern network, closing various lines.

Monday to Wednesday

  • The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Huyton. A bus will be provided from Huyton to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Huyton. A bus will be provided from Huyton to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will start from Huyton. A bus will be provided from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria, stopping to set down only from Huyton.

Monday to Thursday

  • The 22:01 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Stockport at 2322 and call additionally at Levenshulme and Heaton Chapel, arriving Manchester Piccadilly at 2335.
  • The 22:50 Wigan North Western to Stalybridge service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A bus will be provided from Manchester Victoria to Stalybridge.
  • The 22:52 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be bus replaced throughout. One bus will run from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly, stopping to set down only from Knutsford; a second bus will be provided from Knutsford to Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 22:57 Preston to Colne service will terminate at Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Blackburn to Colne.
  • The 22:59 Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Hazel Grove. A bus will be provided from Hazel Grove to Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:04 Manchester Victoria to Blackburn service will terminate at Todmorden. A bus will be provided from Todmorden To Blackburn.
  • The 23:08 Hazel Grove to Manchester Piccadilly service will terminate at Stockport. Onward connections are available from Stockport to Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:12 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Handforth, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Heaton Chapel and Levenshulme. A bus will be provided from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly to serve these stations.
  • The 23:14 Manchester Piccadilly to Macclesfield service will be bus replaced throughout.
  • The 23:24 Manchester Piccadilly to Hazel Grove service will terminate at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Stockport to Hazel Grove.
  • The 23:27 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly service will not call at Stockport. A bus will be provided from Chinley to Manchester Piccadilly, calling at Stockport.
  • The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe service will not call at Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Handforth. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, stopping to set down only from Wilmslow.
  • The 23:41 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be bus replaced throughout. One bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly Chester, stopping to set down only from Knutsford; a second bus will be provided from Knutsford to Chester.

Tuesday to Thursday

  • The 03:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will run via an alternative route to Deansgate.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 05:05 Preston to Colne service will start from Blackburn at 05:39 and will call at Accrington and Burnley Central only. A bus will be provided from Preston to Colne.
  • The 05:22 Colne to Preston service will start from Blackburn. A bus will be provided from Colne to Blackburn, departing Colne at 04:37 to connect with the train at Blackburn.
  • The 06:03 Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria service will be bus replaced throughout.

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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.