On weekends from Saturday 4 September until Sunday 26 September, Avanti West Coast services to/from Chester and North Wales will alter – with trains diverted via Middlewich, extending journey times.
There’ll be further changes to services to/from North Wales on the following dates:
- On Sunday 5 September, services will operate between Crewe and Holyhead only. In addition, buses will replace trains between Prestatyn and Flint
- On Sunday 12 September, buses will replace trains between Chester and Rhyl
On Sunday 5 September, services to/from Manchester will run via Crewe and will not call at Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield. All services will call at Stafford, where connections for rail replacement services are available.
Journeys to/from Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield will involve rail replacement services, extending journey times.
Rail replacement services will operate in both directions between:
- Stafford – Stoke-on-Trent
- Wilmslow – Macclesfield
We strongly recommend you make a reservation, plan your journey in advance and check the Avanti West Coast timetables page and National Rail Enquiries websites before travelling.