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Local Travel News

Live road traffic news and travel information for the V Festival weekend including for Staffordshire and Cheshire including Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe and Stafford

Last updated: 6:33pm
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  • Road Alerts
  • Public Transport
  • Roadworks

Road Alerts

  • A527 BROWNHILLS ROAD - Tunstall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire

    Traffic returned to normal on A527 Brownhills Road Westbound between Pinnox Street and A500 Queensway / Longbridge Hayes Road (Porthill Bank).

    NOW CLEARED

  • M5, West Midlands

    Delays on M5 Southbound around J1 A41 / A4252 (West Bromwich) going into the roadworks area. Travel time is 22 minutes.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:03pm

  • A534 CREWE GREEN ROAD - Crewe, Cheshire

    Slow traffic on A534 Crewe Green Road both ways at A5020 University Way / B5077 Crewe Road / Hungerford Road.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:01pm

  • A519 - Millmeece, Staffordshire

    A519 Northbound partially blocked due to broken down vehicle around Meadow Lane. Traffic is coping well.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:16pm

  • A53 ELDER ROAD - Burslem, Staffordshire

    Slow traffic due to earlier accident and earlier broken down vehicle on A53 Elder Road at A50 Waterloo Road (Cobridge Traffic Lights).

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:02pm

  • A462 HIGH ROAD - Shortheath, West Midlands

    A462 High Road busy but moving near Bentley Lane (Lane Head Nursery School).

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:57pm

  • A500 D ROAD - Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire

    Traffic returned to normal on A500 D Road Southbound before M6 J15.

    NOW CLEARED

  • A523 CHURCH STREET - Leek, Staffordshire

    Slow traffic on A523 Church Street at A520 St Edward Street, congestion on A523 Mill Street to Abbey Green Road.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:53pm

  • A454 BLACK COUNTRY ROUTE - Willenhall, West Midlands

    Queueing traffic on A454 Black Country Route Eastbound between A463 Black Country Route (Keyway Junction) and M6 J10 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall).

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:53pm

  • A5 - Bishop's Wood, Staffordshire

    Heavy traffic on A5 both ways between Ivetsey Road and School Lane. In the roadworks area.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:01pm

  • A54 CHESTER ROAD - Middlewich, Cheshire

    Queueing traffic on A54 Chester Road both ways at A530 Croxton Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:49pm

  • A34 LOWER HEATH - Congleton, Cheshire

    Queueing traffic on A34 Lower Heath both ways at Lower Heath Avenue.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:48pm

  • A536 MACCLESFIELD ROAD - Congleton, Cheshire

    Queueing traffic on A536 Macclesfield Road both ways at Havannah Lane / Moss Lane. In the roadworks area.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:46pm

  • B5053 - Onecote, Staffordshire

    B5053 both ways closed due to building fire at The Jervis Arms pub between Douse Lane and Titterton Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:54pm

  • A500 D ROAD - Hanley, Staffordshire

    Traffic returned to normal, earlier broken down lorry on A500 D Road Northbound between A527 Grange Road (Wolstanton Retail Park) and A34 Newcastle Road / Peacock Hay Road (Talke Roundabout).

    NOW CLEARED

  • A52 WERRINGTON ROAD - Bucknall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire

    Very slow traffic on A52 Werrington Road both ways around Newhouse Road. In the roadworks area.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:42pm

  • B5395 BRIDGEWATER STREET - Whitchurch, Shropshire

    Slow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on B5395 Bridgewater Street both ways around B5398 Station Road.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:45pm

  • MARKET STREET - Congleton, Cheshire

    Advance Warning - Restrictions and Congleton Market on Market Street near High Street / Moody Street.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, May 11th, 2018 11:59pm

Public Transport

  • Manchester International Airport

    Disruption to flights to/From Manchester International Airport after one of the runways was closed for emergency repairs and the other remains closed for the fog. Passengers should check the status of their flight before travelling.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:12pm

  • CrossCountry, Crosscountry

    Severe delays of up to 60 minutes on CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Leicester due to earlier obstruction on the line at Nuneaton.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 6:56pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast

    Delays of up to 90 minutes and some cancellations on Virgin Trains West Coast between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central due to person hit by a train earlier at Hemel Hempstead. Tickets being accepted on Chiltern, Virgin Trains East Coast and West Midlands railway services.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 7:00pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Merseyside

    Advance Warning - Extended journey time of 20 minutes on Virgin Trains West Coast between Liverpool Lime Street and Crewe due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, January 21st, 2018 11:59pm

  • Northern, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Stockport and Northwich due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, January 21st, 2018 11:59pm

  • South Western Railway, Greater London

    Advance Warning - Possible disruption on South Western Railway due to strike action on Sunday 31st December.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 31st, 2017 11:59pm

  • London Northwestern, Merseyside

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on London Northwestern between Liverpool South Parkway and Crewe due to engineering works. Tickets being accepted on Merseyrail services between Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, January 21st, 2018 11:59pm

  • London Midland, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on London Midland between Tame Bridge Parkway and Walsall, and between Tame Bridge Parkway and Rugeley Trent Valley due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, January 14th, 2018 11:59pm

  • South Western Railway, Hampshire

    Advance Warning - Saturday timetable operating on South Western Railway.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 29th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Glasgow City

    Advance Warning - Reduced service on ScotRail due to the Boxing Day bank holiday at Glasgow Central, at Dumbarton Central, at Gourock, at Ardrossan Town, at Stranraer, at Kilmarnock and at Larkhall.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 11:59pm

  • ScotRail, Stirling

    Advance Warning - Event service information : No New Years Day service on any routes on ScotRail.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • Southeastern, Lewisham

    Advance Warning - Sunday timetable operating on Southeastern.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • Arriva Trains Wales, Shropshire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Arriva Trains Wales between Shrewsbury and Crewe due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, January 7th, 2018 11:59pm

  • London Midland, London

    Advance Warning - Saturday timetable operating on London Midland between London Euston and Birmingham New Street, and between London Euston and Crewe.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 28th, 2017 11:59pm

  • London Midland, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Reduced service on London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Walsall, and between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 11:59pm

  • London Midland, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 11:59pm

  • London Midland, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on London Midland between Birmingham New Street and Walsall, and between Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 24th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast

    Advance Warning - Services being diverted via Mount Florida on Virgin Trains West Coast between Motherwell and Glasgow Central due to engineering works at Newton.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 24th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, Lancashire

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Preston and Lancaster due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Virgin Trains West Coast between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 11:59pm

  • Northern, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Replacement bus service running on Northern between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, January 5th, 2018 11:59pm

  • CrossCountry, City Of Edinburgh

    Advance Warning - No service on CrossCountry between Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central, and between Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen due to the New Year bank holiday.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 1st, 2018 11:59pm

  • CrossCountry, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - No service on CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 11:59pm

  • Midland Metro, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Sunday timetable operating on Midland Metro.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 6:00pm

  • Midland Metro, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Sunday timetable operating on Midland Metro.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 11:00pm

  • CrossCountry, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on CrossCountry.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Virgin Trains West Coast, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Virgin Trains West Coast.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Virgin Trains East Coast, South Yorkshire

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Virgin Trains East Coast.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Transpennine Express, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Transpennine Express.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • ScotRail, Stirling

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on ScotRail.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 9:55am

  • Southeastern, Kent

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Southeastern.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Northern, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Northern.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • London Midland, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on London Midland.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Greater Anglia, Essex

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Greater Anglia.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • East Midlands Trains, Derbyshire

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on East Midlands Trains.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Caledonian Sleeper, City Of Edinburgh

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Caledonian Sleeper.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Arriva Trains Wales, Caerdydd - Cardiff

    Advance Warning - Christmas Service Information : No service on any routes on Arriva Trains Wales.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 4:00am

  • Arriva Trains Wales, Greater Manchester

    Advance Warning - No service on Arriva Trains Wales between Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly and replacement bus service running between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Saturday, December 30th, 2017 11:59pm

  • Arriva Trains Wales, West Midlands

    Advance Warning - No service on Arriva Trains Wales between Birmingham International and Wolverhampton due to engineering works.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 11:59pm

Roadworks

  • A536 MACCLESFIELD ROAD - Congleton, Cheshire

    Temporary traffic lights and telecoms work on A536 Macclesfield Road at Havannah Lane / Moss Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 11:59pm

  • LAZY HILL - Stonnall, West Midlands

    Water main work and temporary traffic lights on Lazy Hill at A452 Chester Road.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, December 21st, 2017 11:59pm

  • NEW ROAD - Burntwood, Staffordshire

    Water main work and temporary traffic lights on New Road between A5190 Cannock Road / Boney Hay Road and Chase Road.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

  • A52 WERRINGTON ROAD - Bucknall, Staffordshire

    Temporary traffic lights and water main work on A52 Werrington Road around Brookhouse Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 11:59pm

  • A5 - Bishop's Wood, Staffordshire

    Water main work and temporary traffic lights on A5 both ways between Ivetsey Road (Bishop's Wood) and School Lane (Horsebrook).

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 11:59pm

  • BACK COOLE LANE - Newhall, Cheshire

    Back Coole Lane both ways closed due to telecoms work between Sheppenhall Lane and Coole Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 12:00am

  • BRADBURNS LANE - Northwich, Cheshire

    Temporary traffic lights and gas main work on Bradburns Lane at B5153 Beach Road.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 12:00am

  • RUGELEY ROAD - Burntwood, Staffordshire

    Temporary traffic lights and water main work on Rugeley Road at Padbury Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 11:59pm

  • PULESTON ROAD - Puleston, Shropshire

    Telecoms work and temporary traffic lights on Puleston Road at A41 Chester Road.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 11:59pm

  • A5271 BROWNHILLS ROAD - Burslem, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire

    Electricity work and temporary traffic lights on A5271 Brownhills Road at Canal Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 11:59pm

  • A4124 LICHFIELD ROAD - Willenhall, West Midlands

    Gas main work and temporary traffic lights on A4124 Lichfield Road at A462 Essington Road.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 11:59pm

  • A51 STONE ROAD - Swynnerton, Staffordshire

    Water main work and temporary traffic lights on A51 Stone Road at Winghouse Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, December 27th, 2017 11:59pm

  • MAIN ROAD - Moulton, Cheshire

    Temporary traffic lights and water main work on Main Road at Jack Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 18th, 2017 11:59pm

  • A530 KING STREET - Broken Cross, Cheshire

    Temporary traffic lights and gas main work on A530 King Street at B5082 Middlewich Road / Penny's Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

  • HODGE LANE - Weaverham, Cheshire

    Hodge Lane both ways closed due to water main work between Littledales Lane and Gorstage Lane / Millington Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

  • A5 - Brownhills, Staffordshire

    One lane closed due to junction improvements on A5 both ways at B5011 Ogley Hay Road. Expect delays.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, March 18th, 2018 11:59pm

  • BRAMLEY ROAD - Walsall, West Midlands

    Bramley Road both ways closed due to water main work near Birchfield Way.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, January 11th, 2018 12:00am

  • HIGH MOUNT STREET - Cannock, Staffordshire

    High Mount Street both ways closed due to gas main work between Mount Street and Mcghie Street.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 12:00am

  • MOUNT STREET - Cannock, Staffordshire

    Mount Street both ways closed due to gas main work between High Mount Street and Common View / Lomax Road.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 12:00am

  • A527 PARK LANE - Congleton, Cheshire

    Roadworks and temporary traffic lights on A527 Park Lane around Ayrshire Way.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

  • A51 - Willoughbridge, Shropshire

    Temporary traffic lights and water main work on A51 both ways near Bearstone Road. Expect delays.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, January 25th, 2018 11:59pm

  • A51 - Willoughbridge, Staffordshire

    Temporary traffic lights and water main work on A51 both ways near Willoughbridge Lane. Expect delays.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, January 25th, 2018 11:59pm

  • SOUTHBANK STREET - Leek, Staffordshire

    Temporary traffic lights and electricity work on Southbank Street at A520 Compton.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 11:59pm

  • LONDON STREET - Leek, Staffordshire

    London Street closed due to electricity work at Duke Street.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, January 5th, 2018 11:59pm

  • A52 LEEK ROAD - Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire

    Advance Warning - Roadworks and stop/Go boards on A52 Leek Road both ways around Station Road.

    Expected to be clear by Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 11:59pm

  • A527 PARK LANE - Congleton, Cheshire

    Temporary traffic lights and essential bridge repair on A527 Park Lane between Ayrshire Way and Cross Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, December 22nd, 2017 11:59pm

  • BLACK PARK ROAD - Whitchurch, Shropshire

    Black Park Road closed due to roadworks near Egerton Road / Talbot Street / Talbot Crescent.

    Expected to be clear by Saturday, September 1st, 2018 12:00am

  • A449 - Fordhouses, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire

    Roadworks on A449 both ways between M54 J2 (Wolverhampton) and Springfield Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, December 17th, 2018 11:59pm

  • A535 - Jodrell Bank, Cheshire

    Temporary traffic lights and roadworks on A535 near B5392 Farm Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, December 31st, 2017 11:59pm

  • A513 BEACONSIDE - Stafford, Staffordshire

    Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks on A513 Beaconside at Parkside Avenue.

    Expected to be clear by Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 11:59pm

  • M5, West Midlands

    One lane closed and speed restriction of 30 mph due to contraflow and major roadworks on M5 both ways between J1 A41 / A4252 / Birmingham Road (West Bromwich / Birmingham) and J2 A4123 (Oldbury). Expect delays.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, August 31st, 2018 5:00am

  • M6, Cheshire

    Narrow lanes and speed restriction of 50 mph due to major roadworks on M6 both ways between J19 A556 (Knutsford) and J16 A500 (Crewe / Stoke-On-Trent).

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, February 28th, 2019 11:59pm

  • M5, West Midlands

    One lane closed due to roadworks on M5 Southbound from M6 South carriageway.

    Expected to be clear by Friday, August 31st, 2018 11:59pm

  • M6, West Midlands

    New road layout on M6 Southbound at J8 M5.

    Expected to be clear by Monday, January 28th, 2019 11:59pm

  • A522 - Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

    Temporary traffic lights and roadworks on A522 both ways near Pigeonhay Lane.

    Expected to be clear by Sunday, November 18th, 2018 11:59pm

  • SCHOOL STREET - Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire

    School Street closed due to roadworks between A527 Barracks Road and Hanover Street.

    Expected to be clear by Thursday, January 11th, 2018 11:59pm

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