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 to / from Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 21 to Friday 25 September

Start date
21/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Northern between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport / Wilmslow / Preston

TOC(s) affected

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

Monday to Thursday:

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

The 23:15 Liverpool Lime Street to Preston service will be diverted, not calling at Prescot, Eccleston Park, Thatto Heath, Garswood and Bryn. A replacement bus will run from Huyton to Preston, serving these stations.

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

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will be diverted by an alternative route, and will arrive at Manchester Airport at 04:28.

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.