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 / early morning Northern service to / from Liverpool Lime Street from Monday 1 until Friday 5 August

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Between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool North / Wilmslow / Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport / Ellesmere Port

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Liverpool Lime Street area, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:

Monday - Thursday

The 22:18 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Wigan North Western.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street.

The 22:34 Wilmslow to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Huyton.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Huyton to Liverpool Lime Street.

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

Tuesday - Friday

The 03:37 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will run via an alternative route to Deansgate.

The 05:20 Liverpool Lime Street to Ellesmere Port service will start from Frodsham.  A rail replacement bus will be provided from Newton-le-Willows to Ellesmere Port.

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.