September 2020 Improvement works

There are changes to some of our services during September 2020. So, make sure you plan ahead and check before you travel.

Planned improvement works this September

Over the weekends of 19 – 20 & 26 – 27 September, there’ll be changes to our services between London and Manchester, as Network Rail carry out improvement works near Stoke-on-Trent station – with a reduced service and trains unable to call at Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield. As a result, some journeys will take longer, and may involve a rail replacement service.

We strongly advise you plan your journey in advance, make a reservation, and check our website before travelling for the most up-to-date information.


Please only bring luggage that is essential to your journey as storage spaces will be limited. For our luggage allowance information, please click here.

Passenger Assist

Please use our Passenger Assist if you need assistance with your journey.


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