Northern Status | Amended service between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 April





Updated at: 31-Jan-2024 11:30:21: AM

Operator:  Northern

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Routes affected:

Between Manchester Piccadilly and Chester

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Stockport and Plumley, closing all lines.

The following alterations will be in place:

  • The 22:10 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will run as advertised to Altrincham, and then will call only at Knutsford, Northwich and Greenbank. A bus will operate from Altrincham to Chester, calling at all stations normally served by the train.
  • The 22:52 Chester to Manchester Piccadilly service will be replaced by a bus.
  • The 23:13 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester service will be replaced by a bus.

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 31-Jan-2024 11:30:21: AM

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