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.

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 01/08/2015 - 02/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Sheffield and Doncaster via Meadowhall.

    Replacement coaches at Sheffield will depart from / arrive at Stands E5 & E6 at Sheffield bus station which is situated across the road from the main entrance to the railway station (5 minutes walk) and is clearly signposted.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

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

    Sunday

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

    The 0612 York to Manchester Airport service will be diverted, will not call at Stalybridge and will terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    A replacement bus will run from Huddersfield (0650) to Manchester Airport via Stalybridge (0735), Manchester Victoria (0800) and Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Airport service will be diverted, will not call at Stalybridge and will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport 26 minutes later than advertised.

    A replacement bus will run from Huddersfield (0735) to Manchester Piccadilly via Stalybridge (0820).

     

    The 0100 & 0425 Manchester Airport to York services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0059 & 0424 respectively. Replacement buses will operate from Manchester Airport (0015 & 0340) via Manchester Piccadilly (0040 & 0405) to connect.

    The 0630 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0631 and will not call at Stalybridge. A replacement bus will operate from Manchester Airport (dep 0545) via Manchester Piccadilly (0610) to connect.

    An additional bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly (dep 0600) to Huddersfield via Stalybridge (0625).

    The 0729 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0730. A replacement bus will operate from Manchester Airport (0645) to Manchester Victoria (via Manchester Piccadilly 0710) to connect and continue to Huddersfield via Stalybridge (0745).

    The 0803 Manchester Airport to Scarborough service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0821. A replacement bus will operate from Manchester Airport (0735) via Manchester Piccadilly (0800) to connect.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 03/08/2015 - 07/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2335 Manchester Airport to Sheffield service will be retimed to depart at 2327.

    Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday

    No planned alterations

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will be re-timed to depart York EARLIER at 0508.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    Monday to Friday

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

    Monday to Thursday

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

    Friday

    No planned alterations

  • Weekend alterations - 08/08/2015 - 09/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No Planned Alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Sheffield and Doncaster via Meadowhall.

    Replacement coaches at Sheffield will depart from / arrive at Stands E5 & E6 at Sheffield coach station which is situated across the road from the main entrance to the railway station (5 minutes walk) and is clearly signposted.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

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

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria and will terminate at Leeds with a replacement coach provided forward to York.

    Sunday

    The 0230, 0400 & 0512 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Leeds and will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    Replacement coaches will run from York at 0155, 0330 & 0440 to Leeds to connect with these trains.

    The 0612 York to Manchester Airport service will start from Leeds, will not call at Stalybridge and will terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    A replacement coach will run from York at 0535 to Leeds to connect with this train.

    An additional replacement coach will run from Huddersfield (0650) to Manchester Piccadilly via Stalybridge (0735), Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0100 & 0425 Manchester Airport to York services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0059 & 0424 respectively and will terminate at Leeds.

    Replacement coaches will operate from Manchester Airport (0015 & 0340) via Manchester Piccadilly (0040 & 0405) to connect and from Leeds to York.


    The 0630 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0631 and will not call at Stalybridge.

    A replacement coach will operate from Manchester Airport (dep 0545) via Manchester Piccadilly (0610) to connect.
    An additional coach will run from Manchester Piccadilly (dep 0600) to Huddersfield via Stalybridge (0625).

    The 0729 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0730.

    A replacement coach will operate from Manchester Airport (0645) to Manchester Victoria (via Manchester Piccadilly 0710) to connect and continue to Huddersfield via Stalybridge (0745).

    The 0803 Manchester Airport to Scarborough service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0821.

    A replacement coach will operate from Manchester Airport (0735) via Manchester Piccadilly (0800) to connect.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 10/08/2015 - 14/08/2015

    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.

    A connecting replacement bus will run from Huddersfield (dep 0025) to Dewsbury.

    The bus at Huddersfield will depart from stand S1 on St Georges Square outside the entrance to Huddersfield station.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0138 & 0252 York to Manchester Victoria services will depart Huddersfield 12 minutes later than normal

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will be re-timed to depart York EARLIER at 0508.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    Monday to Friday

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Weekend alterations - 15/08/2015 - 16/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    From 1330 on Saturday and all day Sunday, services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses between Sheffield and Doncaster via Meadowhall.

    Replacement coaches at Sheffield will depart from / arrive at Stands E5 & E6 at Sheffield bus station which is situated across the road from the main entrance to the railway station (5 minutes walk) and is clearly signposted.

    A summary timetable of these alterations for SATURDAY is available here

    A summary timetable of these alterations for SUNDAY is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    The 2230 Liverpool Lime Street 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

    The 0230, 0400, 0512, 0612, 0712 & 0809 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Huddersfield.

    Replacement coaches will run from York at 0140, 0310, 0420, 0510 & 0610 to Huddersfield via Leeds to connect with these trains.

    An additional replacement coach will run from Leeds (0800) to Huddersfield via Dewsbury.

    A summary of these alterations is available here

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    Services to / from Middlesbrough will terminate at / start from Eaglescliffe.

    Replacement buses will operate between Eaglescliffe and Middlesbrough via Thornaby.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 17/08/2015 - 21/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster and Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Thursday

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

    A connecting replacement bus will run from Huddersfield (dep 0025) to Dewsbury.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0105 Manchester Victoria to York service will depart Leeds 12 minutes later than normal.

    The 0450 Manchester Victoria to Newcastle service will depart Huddersfield 15 minutes EARLIER than normal.

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    Wednesday only

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

    Customers travelling to Thirsk should travel through to Northallerton and change there for a mini bus back to Thirsk.

    A replacement mini bus will run from Thirsk (dep 2245) to Northallerton to connect with this train.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

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

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Weekend alterations - 22/08/2015 - 23/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    An additional service will operate from York departing at 2012 to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    Sunday

    Services to / from Middlesbrough will terminate at / start from Eaglescliffe.

    Replacement buses will operate between Eaglescliffe and Middlesbrough via Thornaby.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    The 0230 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0221.

    The 0400 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0351.

    The 0512 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0501.

    The 0612 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0601.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0701.

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York services will arrive at York up to 12 minutes later than normal.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route with selected services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 24/08/2015 - 28/08/2015

    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 to Thursday

    The 2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 2358 and will not call at Huddersfield.

    A replacement bus will operate from Manchester Airport (2320) to York via Manchester Piccadilly (2345) and Huddersfield (0045) and then continuing to set down only at Dewsbury and Leeds.

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    Monday to Friday

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley but will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Weekend alterations - 29/08/2015 - 30/08/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations on this route

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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 St and York / Scarborough will start from / terminate at Manchester Oxford Road and will not call at Birchwood, Warrington Central, Liverpool South Parkway or Liverpool Lime Street.

    An additional hourly shuttle service will operate between Liverpool Lime Street and Warrington Central via Liverpool South Parkway and Widnes.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Warrington Central and Manchester Piccadilly via Birchwood.

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    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle (which operate via Manchester Victoria) will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Warrington Central and Newton-le-Willows to connect with these services.

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    Services to / from Middlesbrough will terminate at / start from Eaglescliffe.

    Replacement buses will operate between Eaglescliffe and Middlesbrough via Thornaby.

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    The 0230 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0221.

    The 0400 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0351.

    The 0512 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0501.

    The 0612 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0601.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0701.

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York services will arrive at York up to 12 minutes later than normal.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

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    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will operate between Preston and Blackpool North only*

    *The 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 2247 with a connecting bus from Manchester Airport departing at 2205.

    Services between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport will operate between Blackpool North and Preston only*

    *The 2308 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with a connecting bus forward to Manchester Airport.

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    Services between Glasgow Central/Edinburgh/Barrow-in-Furness/Windermere and Manchester Airport will be diverted to terminate at / start from Manchester Victoria with connecting bus services to / from Manchester Airport.

    PLEASE NOTE: These services are the only services available between Manchester and Preston and will therefore potentially be very busy.

    The revised Northbound timetable (services FROM Manchester) is available here

    The revised Southbound timetable (services TO Manchester) is available here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 31/08/2015 - 04/09/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

     No planned alterations on this route

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and York / Scarborough will start from / terminate at Manchester Oxford Road and will not call at Birchwood, Warrington Central, Liverpool South Parkway or Liverpool Lime Street.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Warrington Central and Manchester Piccadilly via Birchwood.

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    Monday only

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle (which operate via Manchester Victoria) will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Warrington Central and Newton-le-Willows to connect with these services.

    Additional services will run from Liverpool Lime St to Manchester Victoria (calling at Newton-le-Willows) departing at 2012, 2112 & 2212.

    Additional services will run from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime St (calling at Newton-le-Willows) departing at 2134 & 2234.

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    Monday only

    The 1553 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will be extended through to Manchester Airport.

    The 1826 Manchester Piccadilly to York service will be extended to start back from Manchester Airport at 1806.

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Monday only

    Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will operate between Preston and Blackpool North only*

    *The 0527 & 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North services will not run.

    *The 2029 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 2120 with a connecting bus from Manchester Airport departing at 2035.

    *The 2330 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 2317 with a connecting bus from Manchester Airport departing at 2235.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston via Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    NOTE: Train services will be available between Manchester VICTORIA and Preston (see below).

    Northern Rail will operate replacement coaches between Manchester VICTORIA / Salford Central and Preston via all intermediate stations.

    The full timetable for services between Manchester and Preston / Blackpool North is available here

    The full timetable for services between Blackpool North / Preston and Manchester is available here

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    Monday only

    Services between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and Manchester Airport will be diverted to terminate at / start from Manchester VICTORIA with connecting bus services to / from Manchester Airport.

    NOTE: As a result of these alterations a reduced frequency train service will operate to / from Heald Green.

    The 0532 Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Airport service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with a connecting bus service forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 0850 & 1432 Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Preston.

    The 0831 Manchester Oxford Road to Barrow-in-Furness, 0929 Manchester Airport to Windermere, 1129 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness services will start from Preston.

    The 1729 Manchester Airport to Barrow-in-Furness service will start from Lancaster.

    Tuesday only

    The 0500 Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central service will start from Preston.

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    Tuesday to Friday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley but will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak-time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

    The following additional alterations will apply:

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2330 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be replaced by a bus.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0337 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a bus.

  • Weekend alterations - 05/09/2015 - 06/09/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday and Sunday

    Coaches will replace trains between Scunthorpe and Cleethorpes calling at Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town.

    The revised timetable for Saturday is available here

    The revised timetable for Sunday is available here

    Replacement buses at Barnetby will pick up / drop off from the end of the station approach road due to restricted access to the station.

    A map is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

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

    Sunday

    The 0230 and 0400 York to Manchester Airport services will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0221 & 0351 respectively. These services will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with a replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    The 0512 & 0612 York to Manchester Airport services will be retimed to depart York 10 minutes EARLIER than normal. These services will not call at Stalybridge and will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with a replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0702 and will not call at Stalybridge, arriving at Manchester Piccadilly at 0902 and Manchester Airport at 0919.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0802.

    Replacement coaches will run from Huddersfield (dep 0635 & 0735) to Manchester Piccadilly via Stalybridge (0720 & 0820).

    The 0100 & 0425 Manchester Airport to York services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0015 & 0340) and Manchester Piccadilly (0040 & 0405) to Manchester Victoria to connect with these trains.

    The 0630 Manchester Airport to York, 0729 Manchester Airport to Newcastle and 0803 Manchester Airport to Scarborough services will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0545, 0645 & 0720) and Manchester Piccadilly (0610, 0710 & 0745) to Manchester Victoria to connect with these trains and will then continue to Huddersfield via Stalybridge (0645, 0745 & 0820)

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    Sunday

    Services to / from Middlesbrough will terminate at / start from Eaglescliffe.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Eaglescliffe and Middlesbrough via Thornaby.

    The revised timetable is available here

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

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    Sunday only

    The 2229 & 2334 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North services will terminate at Preston with replacement buses provided forward to Blackpool North.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 07/09/2015 - 11/09/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    The 0504 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe.

    A replacement coach will run from Cleethorpes (dep 0505) to Doncaster calling at Grimsby Town (0525) only allowing a connection with the 0654 service to London King's Cross.

    Tuesday to Friday

    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 this week

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    Monday to Friday

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley but will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

    The following additional alterations will also apply:

    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.

  • Weekend alterations - 12/09/2015 - 13/09/2015

    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

    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) as advertised in the current timetable

    *Saturday - The 0612 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart EARLIER at 0606 and will not call at Manchester Victoria but will call additionally at Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works can be found here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 14/09/2015 - 18/09/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2335 Manchester Airport to Sheffield service will be retimed to depart at 2330.

    Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday

    No planned alterations

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will be re-timed to depart York EARLIER at 0511.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    Monday to Friday

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley but will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

    Additional alterations for this week:

    Monday to Thursday

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

    The 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement bus provided forward to Manchester Airport calling at Mauldeth Road, Burnage, East Didsbury, Gatley and Heald Green.

    Replacement buses at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main entrance to the station and are clearly sign-posted.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 21/09/2015 - 25/09/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    The 0504 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe.

    A replacement coach will run from Cleethorpes (dep 0505) to Doncaster calling at Grimsby Town (0525) only allowing a connection with the 0654 service to London King's Cross.

    Tuesday to Friday

    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

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    Monday to Friday

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley but will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Weekend alterations - 26/09/2015 - 27/09/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by buses.

    The revised timetable is available here

    NOTE: Due to restricted road access, replacement buses at Barnetby will pick up / drop off at the end of the station approach road. A map is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday and Sunday

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

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime St are available via Manchester Piccadilly as advertised in the current timetable

    *Saturday - The 0612 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart at 0606 and will not call at Manchester Victoria but will call additionally at Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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    Sunday only

    The 0230 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0220.

    The 0400 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0350.

    The 0512 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0500.

    The 0612 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0600.

    The 0712 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0700.

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York services will arrive at York up to 12 minutes later than normal.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works can be found here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 28/09/2015 - 02/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    The 0504 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe.

    A replacement coach will run from Cleethorpes (dep 0505) to Doncaster calling at Grimsby Town (0525) only allowing a connection with the 0654 service to London King's Cross.

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Friday

    Overnight services on the route between Manchester Airport and York via Huddersfield and Leeds will start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria. Replacement buses will operate between Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria via Manchester Piccadilly connecting with these services.

    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 Victoria 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 0450 Manchester Victoria 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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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    The majority of First TransPennine Express services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route and will not call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway or Chorley but will call additionally at Wigan North Western.

    To cater for commuters a small number of morning peak time services TOWARDS Manchester will continue to call at Chorley, Horwich Parkway and Bolton.

    A number of evening peak time services FROM Manchester will continue to call at Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    At all other times a reduced frequency service (provided by Northern Rail) will operate at Bolton and Chorley.

    Further information about these works is available here

  • Weekend alterations - 03/10/2015 - 04/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Doncaster and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches.

    The revised timetable is available here

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday and Sunday

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

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime St are available via Manchester Piccadilly as advertised in the current timetable

    *Saturday - The 0612 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart at 0606 and will not call at Manchester Victoria but will call additionally at Manchester Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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    Saturday only

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will terminate at Leeds with a replacement coach provided forward to York.

    Sunday only

    The 0100 & 0425 Manchester Airport to York services will terminate at Leeds with replacement coaches provided forward to York.

    The 0230, 0400, 0512 & 0612 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Leeds.

    Replacement coaches will operate from York departing at 0200, 0330, 0440 & 0540 to Leeds to connect with these trains.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    Due to tunnel reconstruction work taking place at Farnworth (near Bolton) services on the Manchester to Preston route via Bolton and Chorley will operate to a revised timetable

    LAST WEEKEND        LAST WEEKEND       LAST WEEKEND       LAST WEEKEND

    All services between Manchester and Blackpool North / Barrow-in-Furness will be diverted via an alternative route with most services calling additionally at Wigan North Western.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, Horwich Parkway and Chorley.

    Further information about these works can be found here

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 05/10/2015 - 09/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    The 0504 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe.

    A replacement coach will run from Cleethorpes (dep 0505) to Doncaster calling at Grimsby Town (0525) only allowing a connection with the 0654 service to London King's Cross.

    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 call additionally at Manchester Victoria and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 28 minutes later than normal.

    The 2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will call additionally at Manchester Victoria and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 28 minutes later than normal.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Huddersfield and will be retimed to run up to 15 minutes later than normal between Dewsbury and York.

    A replacement coach will operate from Huddersfield (dep 0005) 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 coaches 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).

    Coaches at Huddersfield depart from stand S1 on St Georges Square (outside the entrance to the station).

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Late evening and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and may not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement coaches will operate over this section of the route calling at affected stations.

    Full details will be available in the timetable for this route - available shortly.

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

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1855 Manchester Airport to Scunthorpe service will terminate at Doncaster at 2100.

    The 2140 Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes BUS service will be extended to start back from Doncaster at 2110 and will be re-timed to depart Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town 20 minutes LATER than normal arriving at Cleethorpes at 2325.

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Cleethorpes calling at Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town.

    Replacement buses at Barnetby will pick up / drop off from the end of the station approach road due to restricted access to the station.

    A map is available here

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    Due to the Rugby events taking place in Manchester the following additional trains will operate:

    2052, 2156, 2252 & 2359 Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds calling at Huddersfield and Dewsbury

    The 2221 Leeds to Hull service will start back from Manchester Piccadilly at 2125 but will no longer call at South Milford.

    A replacement bus will run from South Milford at 2215 to connect with this service.

    Customers travelling to South Milford should remain on the train until Selby and change there for a replacement bus back to South Milford.

    Sunday

    An additional train will operate from Manchester Piccadilly (dep 0030) to Leeds calling at Huddersfield.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    Due to the Rugby events taking place in Manchester the following additional trains will operate:

    2116, 2222 & 2323 Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western calling at Manchester Oxford Road.

    The following trains will not call at Deansgate:

    2029, 2129 & 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

    1940, 2040 & 2144 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport

    Customers for Deansgate should use Manchester Oxford Road station as an alternative.

    Sunday

    Late evening services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and may not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement coaches will operate over this section of the route calling at affected stations.

    Full details will be available in the timetable for this route - available shortly.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 12/10/2015 - 16/10/2015

    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

    Late evening and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and may not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement coaches will operate over this section of the route calling at affected stations.

    Full details will be available in the timetable for this route - available shortly.

    The following additional alterations will apply:

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2134 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly and will not call at Heald Green or Manchester Airport. Alternative services to these destinations are available from Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 2330 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be replaced by a coach.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0337 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will be replaced by a coach.

  • Weekend alterations - 17/10/2015 - 18/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1655 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will terminate at Scunthorpe with a replacement coach provided forward to Cleethorpes via Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town.

    The 1855 Manchester Airport to Scunthorpe service will terminate at Doncaster at 2100.

    The 2140 Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes BUS service will be extended to start back from Doncaster at 2110 and will be re-timed to depart Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town 20 minutes LATER than normal arriving at Cleethorpes at 2325.

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Cleethorpes calling at Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Habrough and Grimsby Town.

    Replacement buses at Barnetby will pick up / drop off from the end of the station approach road due to restricted access to the station.

    A map is available here

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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 operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

    Alternative First TransPennine Express services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available as advertised in the current timetable

    NOTE: Southbound services from Newcastle will be extended through to Blackpool North via Bolton and Preston (2 services combined).

    Sunday only

    The 2200 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Victoria with a replacement coach provided forward to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday and Sunday

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

    Replacement coaches will operate between Preston and Manchester Airport direct (journey time 80 mins).

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

                                                                                       ************

    Saturday and Sunday

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

    A replacement bus will operate between Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly to provide cross city connectional opportunities.

    NOTE: Southbound services from Blackpool North will be extended to operate to Newcastle via Leeds and York*

    *The 1944 departure from Blackpool North will operate to Scarborough.

    An hourly shuttle service will operate between Manchester Airport and Manchester Oxford Road via Manchester Piccadilly.

    Sunday only

    The 2229 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria and will terminate at Preston with a replacement coach provided forward to Blackpool North via Kirkham & Wesham and Poulton-le-Fylde.

    The 2330 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North service will be replaced by a coach throughout calling at Manchester Piccadilly at 2355 and then Preston to set down only.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 19/10/2015 - 23/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

    The 0048 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0112.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0025) and Manchester Piccadilly (0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0450.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0405) and Manchester Piccadilly (0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect.

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

    Monday to Thursday

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

    Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Late evening and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and may not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement coaches will operate over this section of the route calling at affected stations.

    Full details will be available in the timetable for this route - available shortly.

    The following additional alterations will apply:

    Monday to Friday

    The 0337 & 0447 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will start from Preston with replacement coaches provided from Blackpool North at 0310 & 0420 to Preston to connect with these trains.

  • Weekend alterations - 24/10/2015 - 25/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0837 and 1054 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will terminate at Scunthorpe with replacement coaches provided forward to Barnetby, Habrough, Grimsby Town and Cleethorpes.

    The 1126 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service will start from Scunthorpe.

    A replacement coach will run from Cleethorpes (dep 1040) to Scunthorpe to connect with this train calling at Grimsby Town (1100) and Barnetby (1130).

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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 operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

    Alternative FTPE services to / from Liverpool Lime Street are available as advertised in the current timetable

    NOTE: Southbound services from Newcastle will be extended through to Blackpool North via Bolton and Preston.

    Sunday only

    The 2200 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Victoria with a replacement coach provided forward to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday and Sunday

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

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Airport and Preston direct (journey time 80 mins).

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

                                                                             *****

    Services between Manchester Airport and Blackpool North will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester VICTORIA and will not call at Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport.

    A replacement bus will operate between Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly to provide cross city connectional opportunities.

    NOTE: Southbound services from Blackpool North will be extended to operate to Newcastle via Leeds and York*.

    *The 1944 departure from Blackpool North will operate to Scarborough.

    An hourly shuttle train service will operate between Manchester Airport and Manchester Oxford Road via Manchester Piccadilly.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 26/10/2015 - 30/10/2015

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2335 Manchester Airport to Sheffield service will be re-timed to depart EARLIER at 2327.

    Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday

    The 0048 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0112.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0025) and Manchester Piccadilly (0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria at 0450.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0405) and Manchester Piccadilly (0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport, 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport & 2245 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    Tuesday to Friday

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

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0015 & 0405) to Manchester Piccadilly to connect.

    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 re-timed to depart York EARLIER at 0508.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Late evening and early morning services between Manchester and Preston will be diverted via alternative routes and may not call at Salford Crescent, Bolton, Horwich Parkway, Chorley or Buckshaw Parkway.

    Replacement coaches will operate over this section of the route calling at affected stations.

    Full details will be available in the timetable for this route - available shortly

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