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 Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 20 to Friday 24 January

Start date
20/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Transport for Wales between Birmingham International / Chester and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected
Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester and Chester, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, buses will replace trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly from 23:20 until the end of service each night.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the 23:23 Liverpool Lime Street to Chester service will not run. A replacement bus will run from Liverpool South Parkway at 23:54 to Chester.

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.