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Network West Midlands

As part of the Network Rail Investment Programme1, improvement works are taking place between Stafford and Crewe / Stoke-on-Trent, with various lines closed.

CrossCountry

An amended hourly service will operate with trains diverted between Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

London Midland

An amended service will operate between London Euston / Northampton and Crewe. Buses will operate between Stafford and Crewe, as trains are unable to call at Stafford or Stone.

Saturday

An amended service will operate between Birmingham New Street and Crewe. Before 12:00, buses will replace trains between Stafford and Crewe.

After 12:00, buses will replace trains between Stafford and Liverpool South Parkway.

An amended service will operate between Birmingham New Street and Walsall / Rugeley Trent Valley.

Some trains will be amended and re-timed to run earlier or later than the normal timetable.

Sunday

An amended service will operate between Birmingham New Street and Walsall / Rugeley Trent Valley.

Monday

Until 11:50, buses will replace trains between Stafford and Liverpool South Parkway.

After 11:50, buses will be extended to call at Liverpool Lime Street.

Passengers are advised to use alternative services between Liverpool South and Liverpool Lime Street.

Virgin Trains

Saturday to Monday

Trains between London Euston and Crewe will be amended and re-timed, with trains diverted between Stafford and Crewe.

A reduced service will operate between London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly.

From 12:00 Saturday until 11:50 Monday, trains between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street will be re-timed and diverted via Manchester Piccadilly, extending journey times by up to 20 minutes.

Caledonian Sleeper

It is not yet known how Caledonian Sleeper services will be affected.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner2

References

  1. ^ Investment Programme (www.networkrail.co.uk)
  2. ^ Journey Planner (ojp.nationalrail.co.uk)

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