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.

Buses replace late night trains between Manchester Airport and Chester from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

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Transport for Wales between Manchester Airport and Chester

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Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Airport and Chester, closing various lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following trains will be replaced by buses:

  • The 21:52 Chester to Manchester Airport service.
  • The 23:33 Manchester Airport to Chester service.


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.