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 late night trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester / Preston from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

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Between Liverpool Lime Street and Preston / Manchester Victoria / Wilmslow

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Manchester Victoria and Huyton, closing all lines each night.

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

The 23:30 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

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 pandemic. 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.