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 / early morning trains between Crewe and Preston on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September

Start date
28/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Preston

TOC(s) affected
Avanti West Coast

Engineering work is taking place between Crewe and Warrington Bank Quay overnight, closing all lines on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.

On Saturday, the 20:31 London Euston to Preston service will be diverted after Crewe to run to Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Preston, calling at Warrington Bank Quay and Wigan North Western.

On Sunday, the 09:00 Preston to London Euston service will start from Crewe at 09:43. A replacement bus will run from Preston to Crewe, calling at Wigan North Western and Warrington Bank Quay and connecting with the train service.

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.