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 evening Transport for Wales trains to / from Manchester Piccadilly from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 October

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Transport for Wales between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester / Shrewsbury

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Transport for Wales

Engineering work is taking place between Chester and Manchester Piccadilly, closing various lines.

As a result:

The 20:52 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

The 22:34 Manchester Piccadilly to Shrewsbury service will be amended to start from Crewe at 23:14. A replacement bus will run earlier than usual from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, connecting with the train. A second bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe, departing Manchester at the same time as the train it replaces.

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.