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.

  • Weekend alterations - 13/02/2016 - 14/02/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0841 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will be diverted between Meadowhall and Swinton and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    A replacement bus will run from Rotherham Central (departing at 0943) to Meadowhall to connect with this train and will return to Rotherham Central connecting off the train.

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

    A replacement bus will run from Rotherham Central (departing at 2151) to Meadowhall to connect with this train and will return to Rotherham Central connecting off the train.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

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

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Services between Manchester / Preston and Scotland are currently amended due to emergency engineering works with coaches replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow / Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

    Further information 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 - 15/02/2016 - 19/02/2016

    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 to Thursday

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport later at 2341 and Manchester Piccadilly at 2359.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 0508.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Services between Manchester / Preston and Scotland are currently amended due to emergency engineering works with coaches replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow / Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

    Further information is available here

    Tuesday to Friday

    In a change to the printed timetable, the 0337 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will not call at Bolton. A replacement bus will run from Bolton (departs 0430) to Manchester Airport calling at Manchester Piccadilly.
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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 - 20/02/2016 - 21/02/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0841 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will be diverted between Meadowhall and Swinton and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    A replacement bus will run from Rotherham Central (departing at 0943) to Meadowhall to connect with this train and will return to Rotherham Central connecting off the train.

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

    A replacement bus will run from Rotherham Central (departing at 2151) to Meadowhall to connect with this train and will return to Rotherham Central connecting off the train.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Services between Manchester / Preston and Scotland are currently amended due to emergency engineering works with coaches replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow / Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

    Further information is available here

     

    Sunday only

    Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will terminate at / start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Northern Rail services are also affected by these works and will also provide replacement coach services between Preston and Blackpool North. Further details are available here

    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 - 22/02/2016 - 26/02/2016

    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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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Services between Manchester / Preston and Scotland are currently amended due to emergency engineering works with coaches replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow / Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

    Further information is available here

    Monday to Friday

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

    Replacement coaches will run from Blackpool North (departing at 0310 & 0420) to Preston to connect with these trains.

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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 - 27/02/2016 - 28/02/2016

    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

    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Services between Manchester / Preston and Scotland are currently amended due to emergency engineering works with coaches replacing trains between Carlisle and Glasgow / Lockerbie and Edinburgh.

    Further information is available here

     

    Sunday only

    Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will terminate at / start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Northern Rail services are also affected by these works and will also provide replacement coach services between Preston and Blackpool North. Further details are available here

    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 - 29/02/2016 - 04/03/2016

    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 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 0508.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Monday only

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

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport and 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport via affected stations.

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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 - 05/03/2016 - 06/03/2016

    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

    The 0600 York to Middlesbrough service will not call at Darlington and will depart Thornaby 09 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    The 2150 Middlesbrough to York service will be re-timed to depart Middlesbrough at 2204 and Thornaby at 2210.

    This service will not call at Darlington but will call additionally at Yarm at 2218.

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport / York and Middlesbrough will terminate at / start from Eaglescliffe.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Eaglescliffe and Middlesbrough via Thornaby.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will not call at Darlington and will terminate at Eaglescliffe. This service will call additionally at Yarm at 0925.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Replacement of a junction, also routine maintenance of the track and structures.

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    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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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 will terminate at / start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Northern Rail services are also affected by these works and will also provide replacement coach services between Preston and Blackpool North. Further details are available here

    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 - 07/03/2016 - 11/03/2016

    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

     No planned alterations.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Monday only

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

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2330 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will not call at Bolton.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Bolton departing at 2355.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0337 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will not call at Bolton.

    A replacement coach will run from Bolton to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly departing at 0435.

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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 - 12/03/2016 - 13/03/2016

    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

    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    The 1929, 2029, 2129 & 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North services will terminate at Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The 2145 & 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will run from Blackpool North (departing at 2105 & 2205) to Preston to connect.

    Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will terminate at / start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Northern Rail services are also affected by these works and will also provide replacement coach services between Preston and Blackpool North. Further details are available here

    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 - 14/03/2016 - 18/03/2016

    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 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 0605 to Huddersfield.

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

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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

    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.

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    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.

  • Weekend alterations - 19/03/2016 - 20/03/2016

    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

    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    The 1929, 2029, 2129 & 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North services will terminate at Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The 2145 & 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will run from Blackpool North (dep 2105 & 2205) via Poulton-le-Fylde to Preston to connect.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    Sunday

    The 0748, 0844, 0944 & 1044 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will start from Preston.

    Replacement coaches will run from Blackpool North to Preston (via Poulton-le-Fylde) to connect.

    The 0747, 0848 & 0929 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North services will terminate at Preston.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Blackpool North via Poulton-le-Fylde.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    Northern Rail services are also affected by these works and will also provide replacement coach services between Preston and Blackpool North. Further details are available here

    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 - 21/03/2016 - 25/03/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster and Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Wednesday

    No planned alterations.

    Thursday and Friday

    Services from Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle will be diverted to start from Manchester Piccadilly and will not call at Liverpool Lime St or Manchester Victoria.

    Services from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and will not call at Manchester Victoria or Liverpool Lime St.

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

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

    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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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Lancaster, Cumbria and 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.

  • Weekend alterations (Easter weekend) - 26/03/2016 - 27/03/2016

    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 & 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.

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

    Saturday only - * 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 Piccadilly.

    Note: Sunday services are already diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly as part of 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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    Saturday

    The 1841 Manchester Piccadilly to Hull, 2105 & 2221 Leeds to Hull services will terminate at Selby with replacement coaches forward to Hull via Brough.

    The 1959 Hull to Leeds and 2138 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly services will start from Selby with replacement coaches from Hull (dep 1914 & 2104) via Brough (1940 & 2130) to Selby to connect.

    An additional coach will run from Hull (dep 2140) to Leeds calling at Brough, Selby and South Milford.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Replacement of the junction at Gilberdyke.

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    Sunday

    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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    Services between Manchester Piccadilly or Leeds and Hull will terminate at / start from Selby.

    Replacement coaches will run between Selby and Hull via Brough.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

    Due to restrictive road access at Brough, replacement coach services will drop off at / pick up from the end of station road (opposite the Ferry Inn public house) 05 mins walk from the railway station. A map is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Replacement of the junction at Gilberdyke.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    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 - 28/03/2016 - 01/04/2016

    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

    All week

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

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

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

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

    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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    Monday

    The 0548 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Selby and will not call at Hull, Brough, Gilberdyke or Howden.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport later at 2359 and Manchester Piccadilly later at 0020. This service will no longer call at Manchester Victoria.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport later at 0451 and Manchester Piccadilly later at 0508.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    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.

  • Weekend alterations - 02/04/2016 - 03/04/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1555, 1655, 1755 & 1855 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    The 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster with a replacement coach provided forward to Cleethorpes via Scunthorpe and Grimsby Town.

    An additional coach will run from Doncaster (dep 2230) to Cleethorpes via Kirk Sandall 22.40, Hatfield & Stainforth 22.50, Thorne South 23.00, Crowle 23.15, Althorpe 23.25, Scunthorpe 23.35, Barnetby 23.59, Habrough 00.15 and Grimsby Town 0040.

    The 1626, 1726 & 1826 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional services will operate from Cleethorpes (dep 1626, 1726, 1826 & 1926) to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster.

    An additional coach will run from Cleethorpes dep 20.26, Grimsby Town 20.46, Barnetby 21.16, Scunthorpe 21.41 and Doncaster 22.31 to Sheffield.

    The 1926 Cleethorpes to Sheffield will not run between Scunthorpe and Sheffield.

    Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    All Cleethorpes to Sheffield / Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional train services will operate from Cleethorpes to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster. 

    Reason for these alterations? - Work to create an additional platform at Doncaster station which, once opened, will help to ease congestion at this busy railway junction.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday & Sunday

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

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

    Saturday only - * 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 Piccadilly.

    Note: Sunday services are already diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly as part of 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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    Overnight / early morning services between Manchester and York via Stalybridge, Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Leeds are replaced by coaches between Manchester and Huddersfield as advertised in the current timetable

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this weekend

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Northern franchise on 01 April 2016.

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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 - 04/04/2016 - 08/04/2016

    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 and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Northern franchise on 01 April 2016.

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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 - 09/04/2016 - 10/04/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1555, 1655, 1755 & 1855 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    The 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster with a replacement coach provided forward to Cleethorpes via Scunthorpe and Grimsby Town.

    An additional coach will run from Doncaster (dep 2230) to Cleethorpes via Kirk Sandall 22.40, Hatfield & Stainforth 22.50, Thorne South 23.00, Crowle 23.15, Althorpe 23.25, Scunthorpe 23.35, Barnetby 23.59, Habrough 00.15 and Grimsby Town 0040.

    The 1626, 1726 & 1826 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional services will operate from Cleethorpes (dep 1626, 1726, 1826 & 1926) to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster.

    An additional coach will run from Cleethorpes dep 20.26, Grimsby Town 20.46, Barnetby 21.16, Scunthorpe 21.41 and Doncaster 22.31 to Sheffield.

    The 1926 Cleethorpes to Sheffield will not run between Scunthorpe and Sheffield.

    Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    All Cleethorpes to Sheffield / Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional train services will operate from Cleethorpes to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster. 

    Reason for these alterations? - Work to create an additional platform at Doncaster station which, once opened, will help to ease congestion at this busy railway junction.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    No planned alterations this weekend

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 1116, 1316, 1516 &1716 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport services will depart Glasgow Central 13 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    The 1100, 1300, 1500 & 1700 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services will arrive at Glasgow Central 13 minutes later than normal.

    Reason for these alterations? - Maintenance of railway structures.

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Rail North franchise on 01 April 2016.

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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 - 11/04/2016 - 15/04/2016

    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 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 0508.

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston & Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement coach provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Rail North franchise on 01 April 2016.

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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 - 16/04/2016 - 17/04/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1555, 1655, 1755 & 1855 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    The 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster with a replacement coach provided forward to Cleethorpes via Scunthorpe and Grimsby Town.

    An additional coach will run from Doncaster (dep 2230) to Cleethorpes via Kirk Sandall 22.40, Hatfield & Stainforth 22.50, Thorne South 23.00, Crowle 23.15, Althorpe 23.25, Scunthorpe 23.35, Barnetby 23.59, Habrough 00.15 and Grimsby Town 0040.

    The 1626, 1726 & 1826 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional services will operate from Cleethorpes (dep 1626, 1726, 1826 & 1926) to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster.

    An additional coach will run from Cleethorpes dep 20.26, Grimsby Town 20.46, Barnetby 21.16, Scunthorpe 21.41 and Doncaster 22.31 to Sheffield.

    The 1926 Cleethorpes to Sheffield will not run between Scunthorpe and Sheffield.

    Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    All Cleethorpes to Sheffield / Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional train services will operate from Cleethorpes to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster.

    NOTE: Due to restricted road access, replacement coaches at Barnetby will pick up / drop off at the bus stops on King's Road (at the end of the station approach road). A map is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Work to create an additional platform at Doncaster station which, once opened, will help to ease congestion at this busy railway junction.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    No Planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    No Planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 1116, 1316, 1516 &1716 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport services will depart Glasgow Central 13 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    The 1100, 1300, 1500 & 1700 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services will arrive at Glasgow Central 13 minutes later than normal.

    Reason for these alterations? - Maintenance of railway structures.

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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 - 18/04/2016 - 22/04/2016

    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 to Thursday

    The 2320 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.

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No planned alterations this week

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Rail North franchise on 01 April 2016.

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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 - 23/04/2016 - 24/04/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1555, 1655, 1755 & 1855 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    The 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Doncaster with a replacement coach provided forward to Cleethorpes via Scunthorpe and Grimsby Town.

    An additional coach will run from Doncaster (dep 2230) to Cleethorpes via Kirk Sandall 22.40, Hatfield & Stainforth 22.50, Thorne South 23.00, Crowle 23.15, Althorpe 23.25, Scunthorpe 23.35, Barnetby 23.59, Habrough 00.15 and Grimsby Town 0040.

    The 1626, 1726 & 1826 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional services will operate from Cleethorpes (dep 1626, 1726, 1826 & 1926) to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster.

    An additional coach will run from Cleethorpes dep 20.26, Grimsby Town 20.46, Barnetby 21.16, Scunthorpe 21.41 and Doncaster 22.31 to Sheffield.

    The 1926 Cleethorpes to Sheffield will not run between Scunthorpe and Sheffield.

    Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will terminate at Doncaster.

    Replacement coach services will operate from Doncaster to Scunthorpe to connect with additional train services to Cleethorpes.

    All Cleethorpes to Sheffield / Manchester Airport services will start from Doncaster.

    Additional train services will operate from Cleethorpes to Scunthorpe to connect with replacement coaches to Doncaster.

    The 0841 Manchester Airport to Doncaster (see above) and 2143 Doncaster to Sheffield services will be diverted and will not call at Rotherham Central.

    Rail replacement coaches will operate between Meadowhall and Rotherham Central connecting with these services.

    NOTE: Due to restricted road access, replacement coaches at Barnetby will pick up / drop off on King's Road (at the end of the station approach road). A map is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Work to create an additional platform at Doncaster station which, once opened, will help to ease congestion at this busy railway junction.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston & 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.

    Train services will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

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

    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. 

    Replacement coach services will be in operation between Lancaster and Carlisle, via Oxenholme and Penrith, also between Manchester Airport and Bolton.

    Train services will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh.

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

    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.

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Rail North franchise on 01 April 2016.

    Reason for these alterations? - Maintenance of structures, upgrading of track and overhead power supply at various locations along this route. Electrification works and construction work in the Manchester area 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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    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 - 25/04/2016 - 29/04/2016

    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

    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) and Manchester Piccadilly (0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2320 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 0605 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.

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    Manchester to Glasgow & Edinburgh route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No planned alterations this week

    NOTE: The operation of services between Manchester and Blackpool / Cumbria transferred to the Arriva Rail North franchise on 01 April 2016.

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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 ( May Bank Holiday) - 30/04/2016 - 01/05/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 2147 Manchester Airport to Sheffield service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement coach provided forward to Sheffield.

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes will operate between Doncaster and Cleethorpes only.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Doncaster via Stockport and Sheffield; also between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield.

    Customers to / from Meadowhall will be required to change at Sheffield using coaches provided by other operators.

    The revised timetable is available here

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Newcastle (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly*.

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

    The 0425 Manchester Airport to Newcastle will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport at 0451 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0508.

    *The 0612 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will be retimed to depart at 0549 and be diverted to operate via Manchester Piccadilly instead of Manchester Victoria.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted and will not call at Manchester Victoria. This service will depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 2341.

    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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    Sunday

    Services from Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle will be extended to start back from Liverpool Lime Street and will call additionally at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central and Manchester Oxford Road.

    Services from Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly will be extended through to Liverpool Lime Street and will call additionally at Manchester Oxford Road, Warrington Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

    The revised timetable for services to / from Liverpool is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - These alterations apply due to East Midlands Trains services not operating over this route due to engineering work taking place in the Sheffield area.

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    Additional trains for Tour de Yorkshire cycling event

    The 0630 Manchester Airport to York service will be extended to Middlesbrough calling additionally at Thirsk, Northallerton, Eaglescliffe and Thornaby.

    An additional 0911 Middlesbrough to York service will operate calling at Thornaby and Northallerton.

    An additional 1126 Middlesbrough to Scarborough service will operate calling at Thornaby, Eaglescliffe, Northallerton, Thirsk, York, Malton and Seamer.

    An additional 1323 Scarborough to York service will operate calling at Seamer and Malton.

    An additional 1523 Scarborough to York service will operate calling at Seamer and Malton.

    An additional 1723 Scarborough to York service will operate calling at Seamer and Malton.

    An additional 1923 Scarborough to York service will operate calling at Seamer and Malton.

    An additional 1417 York to Scarborough service will operate calling at Malton and Seamer.

    An additional 1617 York to Scarborough service will operate calling at Malton and Seamer.

    An additional 1817 York to Scarborough service will operate calling at Malton and Seamer.

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    Manchester to Glasgow & Edinburgh route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will operate between Manchester Airport and Lancaster only.

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

    A separate coach service will operate between Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie.

    (Virgin Trains will provide replacement coach services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central).

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

    Sunday only - An additional 1900 Manchester Airport to Lancaster service will operate calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, Bolton, Chorley and Preston.

    An additional 2059 Preston to Lancaster service will operate. An additional 2127 Lancaster to Preston service will operate.

    Reason for these alterations? - Maintenance of structures, upgrading of track and overhead power supply at various locations along this 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, large items of luggage, bicycles, prams etc and animals (other than registered assistance dogs) cannot be conveyed.

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

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    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.

    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.

    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 alteartions is available here

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

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    Manchester to Glasgow / Edinburgh route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Monday only

    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 coach services will operate between Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie. (Virgin Trains will provide replacement coach services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central).

    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.

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