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.

Reduced service to / from Stockport from 22:30 on Saturday 11 and all day on Sunday 12 January

Start date
11/01/2020  00:00
End date
12/01/2020 
Route affected
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Avanti West Coast between London Euston / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly

CrossCountry between Penzance / Plymouth / Paignton / Bournemouth / Southampton Central / Reading / Bristol Temple Meads / Birmingham New Street and Manchester Piccadilly

East Midlands Trains between Norwich and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton / Macclesfield / Crewe

TransPennine Express all routes to / from Manchester Airport

Transport for Wales between Milford Haven / Carmarthen / Cardiff Central and Manchester Piccadilly

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryEast Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine ExpressTransport for WalesAvanti West Coast
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Macclesfield and Stockport, closing all lines from 22:30 on Saturday and all day on Sunday.

Avanti West Coast:

Trains will be diverted between Stoke-on-Trent and Stockport to run via Wilmslow. Replacement buses will run between Wilmslow and Macclesfield.

CrossCountry:

After 22:30 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, trains will be diverted, not calling at Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield or Stockport.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Stafford and Macclesfield via Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Stoke-on-Trent and Stockport via Macclesfield.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains will be diverted, and will not be able to call at Stockport. Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport.

Northern:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Manchester Piccadilly and Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Stockport and Hazel Grove.
  • Stockport and Wilmslow.

TransPennine Express

A reduced service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport. 

Trains between Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport are diverted and will not call at Stockport. Customers are advised to travel to Manchester Piccadilly and use alternative trains between Manchester Airport and Stockport.  

Transport for Wales:

Most trains will be replaced by buses between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly calling at Stockport.

Others will be diverted between Wilmslow and Manchester Piccadilly via, but not calling at, Heald Green and will not call at Stockport.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.