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 to and from Liverpool Lime Street on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 November

Start date
02/11/2019  00:00
End date
03/11/2019 
Route affected
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East Midlands Railway between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

London Northwestern Railway between Trains between London Euston / Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria /  Manchester Oxford Road / Warrington Bank Quay / Blackpool North / Wigan North Western and Liverpool Lime Street

TransPennine Express between Newcastle / Scarborough / Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street

Transport for Wales between Chester and Liverpool Lime Street

Virgin Trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street

 
TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayLondon Northwestern RailwayNorthernTransPennine ExpressTransport for WalesVirgin Trains
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Liverpool Lime Street and West Allerton / St Helens Central / Lea Green, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway

Trains on the Liverpool Lime Street to Norwich route will terminate and start from Liverpool South Parkway, passengers should use Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool City Centre.

London Northwestern Railway

Trains between London Euston / Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street and Liverpool Lime Street will run between London Euston / Birmingham International / Birmingham New Street and Crewe only.

Rail replacement buses will operate between Crewe and Liverpool South Parkway. Passengers are advised to travel on Merseyrail services between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

Northern

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Liverpool Lime Street and St Helens Central
  • Liverpool Lime Street and Earlestown / Newton-le-Willows
  • Liverpool Lime Street and Hunts Cross

Customers travelling to/from Liverpool South Parkway should use Merseyrail services.

TransPennine Express

Buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street (direct). Customers travelling to / from Newton-le-Willows or Lea Green should use Northern train / bus services.

Transport for Wales

Trains will not run between Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Lime Street.Customers should use Merseyrail services between these stations.

Virgin Trains

Most trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted to run between London Euston and Warrington Bank Quay.

Buses will operate between Warrington Bank Quay and Liverpool Lime Street.

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.