Local trainline closed 13th – 23rd Feb 2016

THE main trainline between Wilmslow and Crewe [including Goostrey and Holmes Chapel] is to be closed for 11 days from Saturday 13th February to Tuesday 23rd February while Network Rail make repairs to the viaduct.

Replacement buses will operate between Stockport/Wilmslow/Alderley Edge & Crewe serving Goostrey, Holmes Chapel, and Chelford residents.

Railway closed 13-23 Feb 2016

Railway closed 13-23 Feb 2016

Knutsford Guardian:  ‘A bus will run between Crewe and Stockport calling at Wilmslow.

On Saturday and Sunday, replacement buses will operate between Wilmslow and Macclesfield and from Monday to Friday between Wilmslow and Macclesfield or Crewe.

Virgin Trains services between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston will be diverted and unable to call at Wilmslow.

Train services will also be unable to call at Stockport and Wilmslow.  Northern Rail services between Manchester Piccadilly and Alderley Edge or Crewe (via Manchester Airport) will start from and terminate at Wilmslow or Alderley Edge and trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Crewe (via Stockport) will start from and terminate at Stockport or Alderley Edge.

Services from Manchester Piccadilly to Stoke-on-Trent will depart earlier than normal, calling additionally at Levenshulme and Heaton Chapel. Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly will run as booked.

Arriva Trains Wales services between Manchester Piccadilly and Cardiff Central/Carmarthen/Milford Haven, will be diverted via Warrington Bank Quay and will start from and terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

CrossCountry services between Manchester Piccadilly and Bristol Temple Meads or Bournemouth will be diverted via Macclesfield and Stoke-on-Trent not calling at Wilmslow or Crewe.

Journey times will remain unaffected.’  Knutsford Guardian

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