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.

Some alterations listed below may involve rail replacement bus services when trains are unable to run.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 02/05/2016 - 06/05/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only (Bank Holiday)

    Services between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes will operate between Manchester Airport and Sheffield, also Doncaster and Cleethorpes.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Sheffield and Doncaster via Meadowhall.

    Coaches at Sheffield pickup / drop off at Stand E5 in the bus station (opposite the railway station)

    The 0325 & 0512 Sheffield to Manchester Airport services will not run.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations? – Major signalling works across the Sheffield area and routes into / out of the city.

    Find out more about these works here

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0325 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart Sheffield later at 0345.

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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 arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than normal and Manchester Airport 23 minutes later than normal.

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

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Huddersfield.

    A replacement bus will operate from Huddersfield (dep 0025) to Dewsbury to connect with the train and then return to Huddersfield connecting off the train.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport 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 (bus journey time 15 mins).

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to run later throughout, departing Manchester Airport at 0054, Manchester Piccadilly 0109, Leeds 0225 and arriving at York at 0253.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Routine maintemance of track and railway structures.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Monday only (Bank Holiday)

    The 0422, 0709 & 0906 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport, 0615, 0812 & 1008 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will start from Lancaster.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Carlisle and Lancaster via Penrith and Oxenholme.

    The 1109, 1509 & 1709 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport, 1212, 1418, 1612, 1813 & 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will start from Carlisle.

    The 0500 Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central, 0700 & 0900 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central, 0558, 0725 & 2000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will terminate at Lancaster. Replacement coaches will operate between Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

    The 1000, 1200, 1400, 1600 & 1800 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh, 1100, 1300, 1500 & 1700 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services will terminate at Carlisle.

    Replacement coaches will operate all day between:

    Carlisle and Glasgow Central (provided by Virgin Trains)

    Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie.

    Please note: The coach pick up point at Edinburgh is at a different location than normal (Jeffrey Street).

    Additional staff will be on hand to escort customers between the station and the coach loading / unloading point. A map is available here

    Coach services will depart Edinburgh EARLIER than the normal train times. No service at Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh Waverley.

     

    The revised timetable for NORTHBOUND services is available here

    The revised timetable for SOUTHBOUND services is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Maintenance of structures, upgrading of track and overhead power supply at various locations along this route.

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 07/05/2016 - 08/05/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this weekend

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday and Sunday all day

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle* (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and will not call at Liverpool Lime St or Manchester Victoria.

    * The 0612 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle will be retimed to depart Liverpool Lime St EARLIER at 0549 and will not call at Manchester Victoria but will call additionally at Manchester Oxford Road (0631) and Manchester Piccadilly (0633).

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available via (Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central) as advertised in the current timetable

    Reason for these alterations? - Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Curve' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh/Glasgow Central will terminate at / start from Lancaster.

    Rail replacement coach services will be in operation between Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

    Rail services will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie.

    Rail services will also run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central (provided by Virgin Trains).

    The revised northbound timetable is available here

    The revised southbound timetable is available here

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh/Glasgow Central will be diverted to operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Lancaster only.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley. 

    Rail replacement coach services will be in operation between:

    Manchester Airport and Bolton (direct) connecting with these train services.

    Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

    Virgin Trains will provide all train services between Carlisle and Edinburgh (via Lockerbie) and between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

    Additional train services will operate between Preston and Lancaster (hourly service) due to Virgin Trains being unable to operate their usual services on this part of the route.

    Journey times on this route north of Lancaster will be significantly longer than normal.

    The revised northbound timetable is available here

    The revised southbound timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Curve' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017.

    Junction replacement / remodelling and overhead power line works at Oxenholme.

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 09/05/2016 - 13/05/2016

    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 only

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0405 from Stand L in the bus station) and Manchester Piccadilly (departing at 0430 from outside the main station entrance) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will depart Manchester Airport later at 2359 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0021. This service will not call at Manchester Victoria.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York will depart Manchester Airport later at 0055 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0112.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be retimed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 0510.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 14/05/2016 - 15/05/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this weekend

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle* (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and will not call at Liverpool Lime St or Manchester Victoria.

    *The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available via (Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central) as advertised in the current timetable.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Electrification works and construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Curve' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh/Glasgow Central will terminate at / start from Lancaster.

    Rail replacement coach services will be in operation between Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

    Rail services will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie.

    Rail services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central will be provided by Virgin Trains only (no TPE service).

    The revised northbound timetable is available here

    The revised southbound timetable is available here

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh/Glasgow Central will be diverted to operate between Manchester Victoria and Lancaster only.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley. 

    Rail replacement coach services will be in operation between:

    • Manchester Airport and Bolton (direct) connecting with these train services.
    • Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

     

    Rail services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Carlisle and Edinburgh will be provided by Virgin Trains (no TPE service).

    The revised northbound timetable is available here

    The revised southbound timetable is available here

    Additional train services will operate between Preston and Lancaster (hourly service) due to Virgin Trains being unable to operate their usual services on this part of the route.

    IMPORTANT: Journey times on this route north of Lancaster will be significantly longer than normal.

    Reason for these alterations?

    • Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Curve' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017.
    • Junction replacement / remodelling and overhead power line works at Oxenholme.
    • Track renewal / upgrade between Carstairs and Haymarket.

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 16/05/2016 - 20/05/2016

    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 only

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0045 & 0422 Manchester Airport to York services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0025 & 0405) and Manchester Piccadilly (0050 & 0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with these trains.

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 21/05/2016 - 22/05/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this weekend

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday

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

    Sunday

    Until 0850 services between Manchester Airport and York will operate between Manchester Airport and Huddersfield only.

    Replacement coach services will be provided between Huddersfield and York via Dewsbury and Leeds.

    The 0809 York to Manchester Airport service will be re-timed to run up to 08 minutes later than normal between Leeds and Manchester Airport.

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    Sunday only

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle* (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and will not call at Liverpool Lime St or Manchester Victoria.

    *The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds.

    *The 2012 Liverpool Lime St to Scarborough service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available via (Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central) as advertised in the current timetable.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh/Glasgow Central will terminate at start from Lancaster.

    Rail replacement coach services will be in operation between Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

    Train services will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

    Train services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central will be provided by Virgin Trains.

    Sunday only - Additional train services will operate between Preston and Lancaster (hourly service) due to Virgin Trains being unable to operate their usual services on this part of the route.

    Journey times on this route north of Lancaster will be significantly longer than normal.

    The revised timetable for northbound services on Saturday is available here

    The revised timetable for southbound services on Saturday is available here

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 23/05/2016 - 27/05/2016

    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 only

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0045 & 0422 Manchester Airport to York services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0025 & 0405) and Manchester Piccadilly (0050 & 0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with these trains.

    Monday to Thursday

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York and 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 0015 & 0400 to connect with these trains.

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

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0513.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations (Bank Holiday Weekend) - 28/05/2016 - 29/05/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1926 Cleethorpes to Sheffield service will be diverted between Swinton and Meadowhall and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    Sunday

    The 0838 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will be diverted between Meadowhall and Swinton and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    The 2026 Cleethorpes to Sheffield service will be diverted between Swinton and Meadowhall and will not call at Rotherham Central.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday and Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available via (Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central) as advertised in the current timetable

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Saturday & Sunday

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester Airport and Lancaster only.

    Rail replacement coach services will be in operation between Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

    Additionally, there will be no train service between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

    Replacement coach services will operate between Carlisle and Edinburgh Waverley via Lockerbie.

    NOTE: There will be no coach services serving Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh Waverley station as an alternative. Coach departures from Edinburgh will be at different times to the normal train departures.

    Replacement coach services will also operate between Carlisle and Glasgow Central provided by Virgin Trains.

    Journey times on this route north of Lancaster will be significantly longer than normal.

    Saturday only - The 1900 Manchester Airport to Preston service will be extended to Lancaster.

    Sunday only - The 1000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will be diverted after Lancaster to operate to Barrow-in-Furness.

    Additional train services will operate between Preston and Lancaster (hourly service) due to Virgin Trains being unable to operate their usual services on this part of the route.

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 30/05/2016 - 03/06/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    No planned alterations this week

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston & Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Monday only

    Until 1200 there will be NO TRAIN services north of Lancaster

    The 0422, 0709, 0906 & 1109 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport, 0615, 0812, 1008 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will start from Lancaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Carlisle (dep 0655, 0755, 0855 & 0955) to Lancaster via Penrith and Oxenholme.

    The 0500 Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central, 0700 & 0900 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central, 0558, 0729 & 1000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will terminate at Lancaster.

    Rail replacement coach services will operate from Lancaster (dep 0610, 0725, 0825, 0900) to Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith.

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    There will be no train service between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh all day.

    The 1100, 1300, 1500 & 1700 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central, 1200, 1400, 1600, 1800 & 2000 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will terminate at Carlisle.

    The 1309, 1509 & 1709 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport, 1212, 1417, 1612, 1813 & 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will start from Carlisle.

    Replacement coach services will operate between Carlisle and Edinburgh Waverley via Lockerbie.

    NOTE: There will be no coach services serving Haymarket - customers should use Edinburgh Waverley station as an alternative. Coach departures from Edinburgh will be at different times to the normal train departures.

    Replacement coach services will also operate between Carlisle and Glasgow Central provided by Virgin Trains.

    Journey times on this route north of Lancaster will be significantly longer than normal.

    Tuesday to Friday

    No Planned alterations.

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 04/06/2016 - 05/06/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0838 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will be diverted between Meadowhall and Swinton and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    The 2026 Cleethorpes to Sheffield service will be diverted between Swinton and Meadowhall and will not call at Rotherham Central.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    *The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds.

    *The 2012 Liverpool Lime St to Scarborough service will start from Manchester Victoria.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available via (Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central) as advertised in the current timetable.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will start from / terminate at Preston.

    Customers for stations between Preston and Manchester will need to use alternative services.

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester VICTORIA*.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Bolton / Preston (direct) connecting with these services.

    *The 1012 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will start from Preston.

    *The 1800 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will terminate at Preston.

    Additional services will operate between Manchester Victoria and Preston, departing Manchester Victoria at 1115 and 1815.

    Additional services will operate between Preston and Manchester Victoria, departing at 1253 and 1953.

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 06/06/2016 - 10/06/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Monday only

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0025) and Manchester Piccadilly (0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Dewsbury and will depart Leeds 13 minutes later than normal.

    A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield to Dewsbury connecting off the train.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport services will depart Huddersfield 13 minutes later than normal.

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will not call at Dewsbury.

    A replacement coach will run from Dewsbury departing at 0601 to Huddersfield.

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York will depart Leeds 10 minutes later than normal.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be retimed to depart Huddersfield EARLIER at 0525.

    Wednesday only

    The 2022 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will not call at Thirsk.

    Customers for Thirsk should remain on the train to NORTHALLERTON and change there for a mini bus back to Thirsk.

    A mini bus will run from Thirsk departing at 2235 to Northallerton to connect with the train.

    Friday only

    An additional train will run from York (dep 2012) to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 11/06/2016 - 12/06/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0838 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will be diverted between Meadowhall and Swinton and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    The 2026 Cleethorpes to Sheffield service will be diverted between Swinton and Meadowhall and will not call at Rotherham Central.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle will start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    *The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds.

    *The 2012 Liverpool Lime St to Scarborough service will start from Manchester Victoria.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available via (Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central) as advertised in the current timetable

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will start from / terminate at Preston.

    Customers for stations between Preston and Manchester will need to use alternative services.

    Services between Manchester Airport and Edinburgh will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester VICTORIA*.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Bolton / Preston (direct) connecting with these services.

    *The 1012 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston.

    *The 1800 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh service will start from Preston.

    Additional services will operate between Manchester Victoria and Preston, departing Manchester Victoria at 1115 and 1815.

    Additional services will operate between Preston and Manchester Victoria, departing Preston at 1253 and 1953.

    Reason for these alterations? - Renewal of rails and maintenance of trackwork components.

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 13/06/2016 - 17/06/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    No planned alterations.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0325 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart Sheffield later at 0345.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Monday

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0025) and Manchester Piccadilly (0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departing at 0405) and Manchester Piccadilly (0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than normal and Manchester Airport 23 minutes later than normal.

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

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Huddersfield.

    A replacement bus will operate from Huddersfield (departing at 0025) to Dewsbury to connect with the train and then return to Huddersfield connecting off the train.

    Tuesday to Friday

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

    Replacement buses will operate from Huddersfield (departing 0225 & 0340) to Brighouse to connect with the train and will then return from Brighouse to Huddersfield connecting off the train (bus journey time 15 mins).

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will start from Manchester Piccadilly 0109. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departing 0015) to Manchester Piccadilly to connect with this train.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 18/06/2016 - 19/06/2016

    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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    For ten Sundays (19 June to 21 August) Network Rail will be carrying out essential maintenance work on the line between Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly preventing TransPennine Express running its normal timetable on the route between Leeds and Manchester / Liverpool.

    Usually up to four trains each hour operate between Leeds and Manchester but with our normal, direct route closed, only two services each hour will be able to run via an alternative route between the two cities (the Calder Valley route).

    Services between Leeds – Manchester – Liverpool:

    One service each hour will operate to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Victoria, a second service will operate to / from Manchester Airport via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. Neither service will call at Huddersfield.

    Services between Huddersfield and Manchester

    Unfortunately some direct journey opportunities will not be available on these dates especially to / from Huddersfield.

    Until 0900 and from 1900 an hourly express coach service will operate between Huddersfield and Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    Between 0900 and 1900 this coach service will call at Stockport (instead of Manchester Piccadilly) where customers will need to change for frequent train services to / from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus service will also operate between Huddersfield and Stalybridge (operated by Northern).

    A replacement bus service will also operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Stalybridge - timetable available here

    Customers travelling between Huddersfield and Liverpool Lime Street will need to change services at Dewsbury.

    From the EAST (ie Leeds) only 2 TPE services each hour will operate to Huddersfield (services from Hull and Scarborough)

    Services to / from York and the North East

    Services to the east of Leeds will operate at the normal Sunday frequency although some departure times may be slightly different.

    Services between Manchester and Liverpool

    There will be no TransPennine Express services between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, via Birchwood and Warrington Central.

    An hourly service will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Liverpool calling at Newton-le-Willows.

    For customers travelling to/from Warrington Central a replacement coach service will operate between Warrington Central and Newton-le-Willows connecting with services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Newcastle.

    Alternative services provided by other operators are available between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, via Birchwood and Warrington Central.

    The full timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Routine maintenance of the track and structures.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No Planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 20/06/2016 - 24/06/2016

    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 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will be retimed to start later at 2337 and depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 0017.

    Friday only

    No planned alterations.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 25/06/2016 - 26/06/2016

    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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    For ten Sundays (19 June to 21 August) Network Rail will be carrying out essential maintenance work on the line between Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly preventing TransPennine Express running its normal timetable on the route between Leeds and Manchester / Liverpool.

    Usually up to four trains each hour operate between Leeds and Manchester but with our normal, direct route closed, only two services each hour will be able to run via an alternative route between the two cities (the Calder Valley route).

    Services between Leeds – Manchester – Liverpool:

    One service each hour will operate to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Victoria, a second service will operate to / from Manchester Airport via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. Neither service will call at Huddersfield.

    Services between Huddersfield and Manchester

    Unfortunately some direct journey opportunities will not be available on these dates especially to / from Huddersfield.

    Until 0900 and from 1900 an hourly express coach service will operate between Huddersfield and Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    Between 0900 and 1900 this coach service will call at Stockport (instead of Manchester Piccadilly) where customers will need to change for frequent train services to / from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus service will also operate between Huddersfield and Stalybridge (operated by Northern).

    A replacement bus service will also operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Stalybridge - timetable available here

    Customers travelling between Huddersfield and Liverpool Lime Street will need to change services at Dewsbury.

    From the EAST (ie Leeds) only 2 TPE services each hour will operate to Huddersfield (services from Hull and Scarborough)

    Services to / from York and the North East

    Services to the east of Leeds will operate at the normal Sunday frequency although some departure times may be slightly different.

    Services between Manchester and Liverpool

    There will be no TransPennine Express services between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, via Birchwood and Warrington Central.

    An hourly service will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Liverpool calling at Newton-le-Willows.

    For customers travelling to/from Warrington Central a replacement coach service will operate between Warrington Central and Newton-le-Willows connecting with services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Newcastle.

    Alternative services provided by other operators are available between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, via Birchwood and Warrington Central.

    The full timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Routine maintenance of the track and structures.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No Planned alterations

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 27/06/2016 - 01/07/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    No planned alterations this week

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No planned alterations this week

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

  • Weekend alterations - 02/07/2016 - 03/07/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No Planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0838 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes and 2026 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will not call at Rotherham Central.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds, York and the North East

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    For ten Sundays (19 June to 21 August) Network Rail will be carrying out essential maintenance work on the line between Huddersfield and Manchester Piccadilly preventing TransPennine Express running its normal timetable on the route between Leeds and Manchester / Liverpool.

    Usually up to four trains each hour operate between Leeds and Manchester but with our normal, direct route closed, only two services each hour will be able to run via an alternative route between the two cities (the Calder Valley route).

    Services between Leeds – Manchester – Liverpool:

    One service each hour will operate to / from Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Victoria, a second service will operate to / from Manchester Airport via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. Neither service will call at Huddersfield.

    Services between Huddersfield and Manchester

    Unfortunately some direct journey opportunities will not be available on these dates especially to / from Huddersfield.

    Until 0900 and from 1900 an hourly express coach service will operate between Huddersfield and Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    Between 0900 and 1900 this coach service will call at Stockport (instead of Manchester Piccadilly) where customers will need to change for frequent train services to / from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement bus service will also operate between Huddersfield and Stalybridge (operated by Northern).

    A replacement bus service will also operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Stalybridge - timetable available here

    Customers travelling between Huddersfield and Liverpool Lime Street will need to change services at Dewsbury.

    From the EAST (ie Leeds) only 2 TPE services each hour will operate to Huddersfield (services from Hull and Scarborough)

    Services to / from York and the North East

    Services to the east of Leeds will operate at the normal Sunday frequency although some departure times may be slightly different.

    Services between Manchester and Liverpool

    There will be no TransPennine Express services between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, via Birchwood and Warrington Central.

    An hourly service will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Liverpool calling at Newton-le-Willows.

    For customers travelling to/from Warrington Central a replacement coach service will operate between Warrington Central and Newton-le-Willows connecting with services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Newcastle.

    Alternative services provided by other operators are available between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street, via Birchwood and Warrington Central.

    The full timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Routine maintenance of the track and structures.

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No Planned alterations

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

    The location of replacement coach pick up points are shown on the Onward Travel Information poster displayed at most stations or online here

    Where rail replacement coaches are in operation, heavy luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

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