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 evening / morning Northern services in the Manchester / Liverpool area from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February

Start date
24/02/2020  00:00
End date
28/02/2020 
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport / Wilmslow

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester / Liverpool area, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:29 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road at 23:27. An extra train will run from Manchester Piccadilly at 23:32 to Manchester Airport.
  • The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will depart Salford Crescent earlier than usual, at 00:28.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:33 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will diverted to run on an alternative route between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly, departing Preston later than usual at 04:12.

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.