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 trains between Stockport and Hazel Grove / Buxton on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 June

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East Midlands Railway between Norwich / Peterborough and  Manchester Piccadilly / Liverpool Lime Street

Northern between Blackpool North and Hazel Grove, between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton and also between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester

TransPennine Express between Manchester Piccadilly and Cleethorpes

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East Midlands RailwayNorthernTransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Stockport and Hazel Grove, closing some lines.

East Midlands Railway:

Trains will be diverted and will not call at Hazel Grove or Stockport. There are no amendments to departure times from any stations.

Rail replacement buses will run hourly non-stop between Stockport and Chesterfield (timed to connect with rail services), and between Stockport and Sheffield. if you are travelling to / from Hazel Grove, please use rail replacement buses run by other operators. 


Saturday and Sunday

Trains between Blackpool North and Hazel Grove will start / terminate at Stockport.

Trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton will not run.

Buses replace trains between Stockport and Hazel Grove / Buxton.


Trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester will depart up to 3 minutes earlier than normally advertised and call additionally at Levenshulme and Heaton Chapel.

Trains between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly will run as normally advertised.

TransPennine Express:

Trains will not call at Stockport on Saturday or Sunday.

Check before you travel:

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

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.