Planned Engineering Work

Engineering Works

Changes To Train Times

From time to time maintenance work needs to be carried out on the rail network to help improve our rail services. Generally this work will occur overnight or at weekends. Search below to find out if there are any planned changes to our train times that may affect your journey.

  • Christmas closedown of services - 24/12/2014 - 26/12/2014

    First TransPennine Express services will operate to the normal timetable on Christmas Eve until early evening when services will begin to close down for the Christmas holiday.

    We strongly recommend customers check all journey plans if travelling after 1900 to ensure you can complete your journey.

    NOTE: Other operator's services may close down earlier.

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    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    The following alterations will apply on Christmas Eve:

    The 1826 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Sheffield.

    The 2047 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Sheffield.

    The 2026 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport, 2147 & 2330 Manchester Airport to Sheffield  and 2134 Sheffield to Cleethorpes services will not run.

    Thursday and Friday

    There are no rail services operating on Christmas Day or Boxing Day

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    The following alterations will apply on Christmas Eve:

    The following services will not run:

    2022 Liverpool Lime St to Newcastle

    2027 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime St

    2138 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly

    2221 Leeds to Hull

    2150 Middlesbrough to York

    2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport

    2130 & 2230 Liverpool Lime St to York

    2207 Scarborough to York

    2120, 2223 & 2320 Manchester Airport to York

    2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly

     

    The following services will terminate at York:

    1835 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough

    1912 Liverpool Lime St to Newcastle

    2052 Middlesbrough to Leeds

    2020 Manchester Airport to Scarborough

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will call additionally at Chester-le-Street and will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1950 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime St service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will call additionally at Thirsk (2024) and Chester-le-Street (2107).

    Thursday and Friday

    There are no rail services operating on Christmas Day or Boxing Day

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    The following alterations will apply on Christmas Eve:

    The 1813 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 2010 Barrow-in-Furness to Preston service will be re-timed to depart EARLIER at 1935 and terminate at Lancaster.

    The 1934 Oxenholme to Windermere service will be re-timed to depart later at 1949 (providing a connection off a London Euston to Glasgow service).

    The 1958 Windermere to Oxenholme service will be re-timed to depart later at 2013 and will be extended to Preston calling at Lancaster.

    The following services will not run:

    2000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh

    2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport

    2147 Preston to Barrow-in-Furness

    2044, 2144, 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport

    2129 & 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

    2200 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness

    2245 Windermere to Blackpool North

    2022, 2115, 2220 Oxenholme to Windermere

    2050, 2140 Windermere to Oxenholme

    Thursday and Friday

    There are no rail services operating on Christmas Day or Boxing Day

  • Weekend alterations - 27/12/2014 - 28/12/2014

    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Services on this route are expected to be extremely busy all weekend - find out more here

    Saturday

    The 0325 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Saturday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will not run.

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport services will not run.

    The 0425 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will start from York.

    The 0530 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

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    Sunday

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York services will arrive at York up to 14 minutes later than normal.

    The 0230, 0400, 0512, 0612 & 0712 York to Manchester Airport services will run up to 10 minutes later than normal between Leeds and Manchester.

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    Saturday & Sunday

    Services to / from Liverpool Lime St which normally operate via Manchester Victoria will instead be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and will therefore not serve Manchester Victoria or Liverpool Lime Street.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime St are available via Manchester Piccadilly.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Services on the route between Preston and Manchester are expected to be extremely busy all weekend - find out more here

    Saturday
    The 0001 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not run.

    The 0527 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0337 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will not run.

    Sunday

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable


    In addition, the 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston with a replacement bus provided forward calling at Kirkham & Wesham, Poulton-le-Fylde and Blackpool North.

  • Monday to Friday alterations (New Year) - 29/12/2014 - 02/01/2015

    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    No Planned alterations

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Monday & Tuesday

    No planned alterations

    Wednesday (New Year's Eve)

    The 2242 York to Scarborough will not run.

    Thursday (New Year's Day)

    The following services will not run:

    0138, 0853, 0953, 1053, 1153, 1253, 1353, 1453, 1553, 1653, 1753 & 1853 York to Manchester Airport

    0555 Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport

    0700 Scarborough to Manchester Airport

    0038, 0706, 0806, 0906, 1006, 1106, 1206, 1306, 1406, 1506, 1606, 1703 Manchester Airport to York

    1826 Manchester Piccadilly to York

    The complete eastbound timetable is available here

    The complete westbound timetable is available here

    Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Monday

    The 0001 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston with a replacement bus provided forward to Blackpool North.

    The 0337 and 0447 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will start from Preston. Replacement buses will depart Blackpool North at 0310 and 0420 to Preston to connect.

    Tuesday

    No planned alterations

    Wednesday (New Year's Eve)

    The 2000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will terminate at Oxenholme.

    The 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will start from Oxenholme.

    Thursday (New Year's Day)

    Engineering work around the Haymarket area will cause services to divert via an alternative route - southbound services will be retimed to depart Edinburgh Waverley EARLIER than normal and will not call at Haymarket.

    The 0611 Preston to Manchester Airport service will not run.

    The 0615 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will start from Carlisle.

    The 0812 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 0756 and will not call at Haymarket.

    The 1008 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 0952 and will not call at Haymarket.

    The 1212 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 1157 and will not call at Haymarket.

    The 1416 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 1403 and will not call at Haymarket.

    The 1612 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Lockerbie and stations through to Manchester Airport up to 15 minutes later than normal.

    The 1813 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 1801 and will not call at Haymarket.

    The 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 2005 and will not call at Haymarket.

    Northbound services from Manchester Airport to Edinburgh will not call at Haymarket and will be retimed to arrive at Edinburgh up to 15 minutes later than normal except:

    The 0558 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will be retimed to depart at 0535 and will run up to 25 minutes EARLIER than normal as far as Lockerbie, arriving at Edinburgh at 0937.

    The 2000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will terminate at Oxenholme.

    The complete revised timetable for this route is available here

    Friday

    The 0558 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will terminate at Oxenholme.

    The 0615 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will start from Oxenholme.

    The 0812 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport will be retimed to depart Edinburgh EARLIER at 0756 and will not call at Haymarket.

    Monday to Friday

    Late evening, overnight and early morning services between Manchester, Bolton, Preston and Blackpool North will be diverted via alternative routes as a result of work taking place to electrify this line.

    Full details are available in our current timetable

  • Weekend alterations - 03/01/2015 - 04/01/2015

    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Saturday

    No Planned Alterations

    Sunday

    The 0837 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will start from Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided from Manchester Airport at 0810 to connect.

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Saturday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria.

    Sunday

    The 0230, 0400, 0512 & 0612 York to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with replacement buses provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York and 0730 & 0824 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly with replacement buses provided from Manchester Airport to connect.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will be retimed to depart Darlington later at 0940, Thornaby at 1000 and arrive at Middlesbrough 1007.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Saturday

    No Planned Alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted between Bolton and Preston and will not call at Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement buses will operate between Bolton and Preston calling at affected stations.

    Services towards Manchester will be re-timed to run up to 05 minutes EARLIER than normal between the origin station and Preston.

    The 0747 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided from Manchester Airport at 0710 to connect.

    The revised Manchester to Preston / Blackpool / Lancaster timetable is available here

    The revised Lancaster / Blackpool / Preston to Manchester timetable is available here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 05/01/2015 - 09/01/2015

    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    No planned alterations.

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York & 0425 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    Replacement buses will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0015 & 0405) to Manchester Piccadilly to connect.

    The 0138 York to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided forward to Manchester Airport.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport & 2243 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with replacement buses provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 2015 Barrow-in-Furness to Preston service will terminate at Lancaster with a bus provided forward to Preston.

    The 2147 Preston to Barrow-in-Furness service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

    The 2200 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness service will terminate at Carnforth with a bus provided forward to Barrow-in-Furness calling at all intermediate stations.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0001 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport (dep 2340 Mon-Thu) to Manchester Piccadilly to connect.

    The 0435 Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster service will not run.

    Monday to Friday

    Late evening, overnight and early morning services between Manchester, Bolton, Preston and Blackpool North will be diverted via alternative routes as a result of work taking place to electrify this line.

    Full details are available in our current timetable

  • Weekend alterations - 10/01/2015 - 11/01/2015

    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Saturday

    No planned alterations.

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses as advertised in the normal timetable

    The 0837 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will start from Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided from Manchester Airport at 0810 to connect.

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    All day Saturday, Sunday until 1400 and Sunday from 2200 to Monday 0400 there will be no train service between Leeds and York.

    Eastbound services from Liverpool & Manchester will terminate at Leeds.

    Westbound services from Scarborough, Newcastle & Middlesbrough will terminate at York.

    Frequent replacement buses will operate between Leeds and York.

    The revised eastbound timetable for Saturday is available here

    The revised westbound timetable for Saturday is available here

    The revised eastbound timetable for Sunday is available here

    The revised westbound timetable for Sunday is available here

    From 1400 to 2200 on Sunday train services WILL operate between Leeds and York however, some departure times will vary by up to 05 minutes from the normal timetable.

    Additionally, maintenance work will be taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from 2330 on Saturday until 0830 on Sunday affecting late evening and early morning services.

    Saturday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will start from York and terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria and will terminate at Leeds.

    Sunday

    The 0138, 0230, 0400, 0512 & 0612 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Leeds and will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with replacement buses provided from York to Leeds to connect and forward from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York and 0730 & 0824 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly and terminate at Leeds with replacement buses provided from Manchester Airport to connect and from Leeds to York.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Saturday

    No planned alterations.

    Sunday

    The 0747 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided from Manchester Airport at 0710 to connect.

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 12/01/2015 - 16/01/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Services will call additionally at Mauldeth Road, Burnage, East Didsbury, Gatley and Heald Green – departures from Manchester Airport on this route will be up to 10 minutes EARLIER than normal to accommodate these extra stops.

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    North Trans-Pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Due to construction work taking place at Manchester Airport station only one service each hour on this route will operate through to Manchester Airport – the other (Middlesbrough) service will terminate / start from Manchester Piccadilly.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Services from Manchester Airport to Glasgow / Edinburgh will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport 02 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening, overnight and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

    NOTE: These alterations apply until 03 April 2015

     

  • Services to & from Manchester Airport - 17/01/2015 - 08/02/2015

    Over the last 12 months construction work has been progressing at Manchester Airport station to provide an additional platform to accommodate extra trains as the number of people using the station continues to increase.

    To enable these works to be completed (which includes alterations to the track and signaling) it will be necessary to close the line into Manchester Airport station from Saturday 17 January until Sunday 08 February 2015 inc.

    During this time there will be no trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport stations.

    How do I get to Manchester Airport?

    First TransPennine Express services will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly*.

    Customers for Manchester Airport should change at Manchester Piccadilly and proceed to the main entrance of the station from where a frequent shuttle bus will take you direct to Manchester Airport.

    * services on the Blackpool North to Manchester Airport route will be diverted to Wilmslow however, customers for Manchester Airport should still change at Manchester Piccadilly.

    How do I get from Manchester Airport to my destination?

    A frequent shuttle bus service will depart from Stands L & M at the Ground Transport Interchange at Manchester Airport (next to the rail station) direct to Manchester Piccadilly where customers can connect with train services to all destinations.

    Throughout this period customers are advised to check all journey details before travelling and allow extra time where necessary to complete your journey. 

    Additional information about the works taking place at Manchester Airport station is available here

  • Weekend alterations - 17/01/2015 - 18/01/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses as advertised in the normal timetable

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    North Trans-Pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Saturday

    All day Saturday there will be no train service between Leeds and York.

    Eastbound services from Liverpool & Manchester will terminate at Leeds.

    Westbound services from Scarborough, Newcastle & Middlesbrough will terminate at York.

    Frequent replacement buses will operate between Leeds and York.

    The 2335 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury. This service will terminate at Leeds.

    A connecting replacement bus will run from Huddersfield to York via Dewsbury and Leeds.

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    Sunday

    Until 1400 and from 2200 there will be no train service between Leeds and York.

    Eastbound services from Liverpool & Manchester will terminate at Leeds.

    Westbound services from Scarborough, Newcastle & Middlesbrough will terminate at York.

    Frequent replacement buses will operate between Leeds and York.

    From 1400 to 2200 train services WILL operate between Leeds and York however, some departure times will vary from the normal timetable by up to 05 minutes.

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    The 0647 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury. This service will terminate at Leeds

    A connecting replacement bus will run from Huddersfield to York via Dewsbury and Leeds.

    The 0612 & 0712 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Leeds (see above) and will be diverted, no longer calling at Dewsbury.

    Replacement buses will run from Leeds to Huddersfield via Dewsbury.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services on the Blackpool North to Manchester Airport route will be diverted to operate to / from Wilmslow. Customers for Manchester Airport must change at Manchester Piccadilly for a replacement bus service.

    Services on the Edinburgh / Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport route will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Sunday

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

  • Weekend alterations - 24/01/2015 - 25/01/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses as advertised in the normal timetable

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    North Trans-Pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Saturday

    The 2335 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury. This service will run 11 minutes later than normal between Leeds and York.

    A connecting replacement bus will run from Huddersfield to York via Dewsbury and Leeds.

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    Sunday

    The 0647 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury. This service will run 11 minutes later than normal between Leeds and York.

    A connecting replacement bus will run from Huddersfield to York via Dewsbury and Leeds.

    The 0612 & 0712 York to Manchester Piccadilly services will be retimed to depart York and Leeds 11 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    These services will also be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury.

    Connecting replacement buses will run from Leeds to Huddersfield via Dewsbury.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services on the Blackpool North to Manchester Airport route will be diverted to operate to / from Wilmslow. Customers for Manchester Airport must change at Manchester Piccadilly for a replacement bus service.

    Services on the Edinburgh / Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport route will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Sunday only

    Services on the Manchester to Blackpool North route (services actually operate to / from Wilmslow due to the closure of Manchester Airport station) will be replaced by buses between Preston and Blackpool North all day.

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 26/01/2015 - 30/01/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 16 minutes later than normal.

    The 2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than normal.

    The 2335 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will not call at Huddersfield and will be re-timed to depart Dewsbury 07 minutes later and Leeds 06 minutes later than normal.

    A replacement bus will operate from Huddersfield (dep 0005 tue-fri) to Dewsbury to connect with the train and will then return to Huddersfield (dep Dewsbury 0040).

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Piccadilly services will not call at Huddersfield but will call additionally at Brighouse.

    Replacement buses will operate from Huddersfield (dep 0225 & 0340) to Brighouse to connect with the train and will then return from Brighouse to Huddersfield connecting off the train.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Services on the Blackpool North to Manchester Airport route will be diverted to operate to / from Wilmslow. Customers for Manchester Airport must change at Manchester Piccadilly for a replacement bus service.

    Services on the Edinburgh / Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport route will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Monday only

    The 0016 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston with a replacement bus provided forward to Blackpool North.

    The 0337 & 0447 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly services will start from Preston.

    Replacement buses will run from Blackpool North (dep 0310 & 0420) to Preston to connect.

    Monday to Friday

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening, overnight and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

    NOTE: These alterations apply until 03 April 2015

  • Weekend alterations - 31/01/2015 - 01/02/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses as advertised in the normal timetable

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    North Trans-Pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services on the Blackpool North to Manchester Airport route will be diverted to operate to / from Wilmslow. Customers for Manchester Airport must change at Manchester Piccadilly for a replacement bus service.

    Services on the Edinburgh / Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport route will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Sunday only

    Services on the Manchester to Blackpool North route (services actually operate to / from Wilmslow due to the closure of Manchester Airport station) will also be replaced by buses between Preston and Blackpool North all day.

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 02/02/2015 - 06/02/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Services to / from Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Services on the Blackpool North to Manchester Airport route will be diverted to operate to / from Wilmslow. Customers for Manchester Airport must change at Manchester Piccadilly for a replacement bus service.

    Services on the Edinburgh / Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport route will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Further information is available here

    Monday only

    The 0016 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North service will terminate at Preston with a replacement bus provided forward to Blackpool North.

    The 0337 & 0447 Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly services will start from Preston.

    Replacement buses will run from Blackpool North (dep 0310 & 0420) to Preston to connect.

    Monday to Friday

    As part of the extensive work to prepare the route for electrification, late evening, overnight and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Buses will replace trains on this section of the route as advertised in the normal timetable

  • Scarborough line alterations (for 9days) - 14/02/2015 - 22/02/2015

    For 9 days starting on Saturday 14 February until the start of service on Monday 23 February 2015 there will be no train services between York and Scarborough while Network Rail engineers carry out maintenance work on the bridge which crosses the river Ouse just outside York station.

    During this time all services between York and Scarborough* will be replaced by coaches.

    The replacement coach timetable is available here

    *Northern Rail services between Seamer and Scarborough are unaffected by these works

     

  • Weekend alterations - 14/02/2015 - 15/02/2015

    South Trans-pennine route (services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes)

    Saturday

    No Planned alterations.

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses as advertised in the normal timetable

    The 0837 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly to connect.

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    North Trans-pennine route (services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East)

    Saturday & Sunday

    There will be no train services between York and Scarborough while Network Rail engineers carry out maintenance work on the bridge which crosses the river Ouse just outside York station.

    All services between York and Scarborough will be replaced by coaches.

    The replacement coach timetable is available here

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    Saturday

    The 2230 Liverpool Lime St to York and 2320 Manchester Airport to York services will terminate at Leeds with replacement buses provided forward to York.

    Sunday

    The 0100 & 0425 Manchester Airport to York services will start from Manchester Piccadilly and will terminate at Leeds.

    Replacement buses will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly to connect and

    from Leeds to York.

    The 0630 Manchester Airport to York & 0730 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    Replacement buses will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly to connect.

    The 0230, 0400, 0512 and 0612 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Leeds and will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    Replacement buses will operate from York to Leeds to connect and from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Airport.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Leeds. A replacement bus will operate from York to Leeds to connect.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes (services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland)

    Saturday from 1155 until 1555 on Sunday

    Services on the Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Cumbria routes will be replaced by buses between Preston and Lancaster.

    Train services will operate at their normal times between:

    Manchester Airport and Preston   

    Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Barrow-in Furness / Windermere

    except:

    The 0532 Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Airport service will depart at 0523 and will run up to 10 minutes EARLIER than normal between Barrow and Bolton.

    The 0850 Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Airport service will depart at 0844 and will run up to 06 minutes EARLIER than normal between Barrow and Bolton.

    Virgin Trains and Northern Rail services are also affected by this work.

    The revised Manchester to Scotland timetable for Saturday is available here

    The revised Manchester to Scotland timetable for Sunday is available here

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    All day Saturday & Sunday

    Services on the Manchester to Preston / Cumbria / Blackpool route will be diverted between Bolton and Preston and will not call at Lostock, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement buses will operate between Bolton and Preston via affected stations.

    Services FROM Blackpool North to Manchester Airport will be re-timed to depart Blackpool North, Poulton-le-Fylde and Preston up to 05 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Northern Rail services are also affected by this work.

    The revised timetable for services on Saturday FROM Mananchester is available here

    The revised timetable for services on Saturday TO Mananchester is available here

    The revised timetable for services on Sunday FROM Mananchester is available here

    The revised timetable for services on Sunday TO Mananchester is available here

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    Sunday

    The 0747 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly to connect.

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