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 Northern trains to / from Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 28 September to Friday 2 October

Start date
28/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Blackpool North / Manchester Airport Wilmslow and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected

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

Each night from 22:00 to 05:20, finishing 05:20 Friday morning, the following alterations will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Wigan North Western. A bus will be provided from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road. A bus will be provided from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The 23:31 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 03:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will run via an alternative route slightly extending journey time after leaving Liverpool Lime Street.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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