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 10 to Friday 14 August

Start date
10/08/2020  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 at various locations on the Northern network closing some lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A bus will be provided from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street.

The 23:15  Liverpool Lime Street to Preston service will not call at Prescot, Eccleston Park, Thatto Heath, Garswood and Bryn. A bus will be provided from Huyton to Preston.

The 23:19 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will not call at Adlington, Blackrod, Horwich Parkway and Lostock. A bus will be provided from Chorley to Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be bus replaced throughout.


Tuesday to Friday

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


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