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 overnight / early morning Northern trains to / from Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 July

Start date
06/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Blackpool North / Manchester Airport / Manchester Victoria / Wilmslow  and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Broad Green and Liverpool Lime Street closing some lines overnight.

The following alteration will apply:

Monday to Wednesday

  • The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street is replaced by a bus between Wigan North Western and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street is replaced by a bus between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria is replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Thursday

  • The 03:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport will be diverted after leaving Deansgate.

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