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 service through Warrington Central on Sunday 20 September

Start date
20/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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East Midlands Railway between Norwich / Nottingham and Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
East Midlands RailwayNorthern

Engineering work is taking place in the Warrington area, closing all lines.

East Midlands Railway

Buses will replace trains between Newton-le-Willows and Widnes.

Trains between Norwich and Liverpool will be diverted, not calling at Warrington Central, Widnes and Liverpool South Parkway. Trains will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows to connect with the replacement bus service.


Buses will replace trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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