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 coach services when trains are unable to run.

Find out more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 26/09/2016 - 30/09/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    No planned alterations.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0540 Doncaster to Manchester Airport service will start from Meadowhall.
    A replacement coach will run from Doncaster departing at 0525 to connect with this train.

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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 0510.

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston and 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.

    Friday

    No planned alterations.

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 01/10/2016 - 02/10/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

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

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    No Planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No Planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 03/10/2016 - 07/10/2016

    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 arrive at Leeds 12 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 and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 08/10/2016 - 09/10/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    Additional train due to York Races – 2012 York to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    The 2221 Leeds to Hull service will start back from Manchester Piccadilly at 2126 calling additionally at Huddersfield at 2155. This service will no longer call at South Milford.

    Replacement road transport will operate from South Milford (dep 2215) to Selby to connect with this train and from Selby to South Milford connecting off the train.

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

    Sunday

    ****LATE NOTICE ALTERATIONS****

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

    The 0230, 0400, 0512 & 0609 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Leeds with coach connections provided from York.

    These coach connections will depart EARLIER than the normal train service.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    Services between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street* will operate between Scarborough and Manchester Oxford Road only.


    *The 0850 & 1045 York to Liverpool Lime Street, 2041 Middlesbrough to Liverpool Lime Street services will also terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.
    *The 1922 & 2152 Liverpool Lime Street to York services will also start from Manchester Oxford Road.


    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central via Birchwood.

    Services between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    An additional train will run from Manchester Airport (dep 2157) to Preston via Manchester Piccadilly (2212), Manchester Oxford Road (2214) and Wigan North Western (2238).

    Sunday

    Services between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh and Manchester Airport will be diverted to terminate at / start from Manchester VICTORIA and will therefore not call at Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport.

    The amended timetable is available here

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Chord' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017. Find out more 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 - 10/10/2016 - 14/10/2016

    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 not call at Dewsbury.

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0138 York to Manchester Airport service will depart Huddersfield 16 minutes later than normal.

    The 0252 York to Manchester Airport service will depart Huddersfield 13 minutes later than normal.

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

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

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

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

    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

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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 - 15/10/2016 - 16/10/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday 

    Services between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street* will operate between Scarborough and Manchester Piccadilly only.

    *The 0850 & 1045 York to Liverpool Lime Street, 2041 Middlesbrough to Liverpool Lime Street services will also terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    *The 1922 & 2152 Liverpool Lime Street to York services will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0912 Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central via Birchwood.

    Services between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

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

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No Planned alterations this weekend

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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 - 17/10/2016 - 21/10/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester, 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

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations

     

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 22/10/2016 - 23/10/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Scunthorpe (journey time 50 mins).
    Rail services operate Manchester to Doncaster and Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes.

    The amended timetable is available here

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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 Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street* will operate between Scarborough and Manchester Piccadilly only.

    *The 0850 & 1045 York to Liverpool Lime Street, 2041 Middlesbrough to Liverpool Lime Street services will also terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    *The 1922 & 2152 Liverpool Lime Street to York services will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0912 Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street service will not run.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central via Birchwood.

    Services between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

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

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No Planned alterations this weekend

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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 - 24/10/2016 - 28/10/2016

    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

    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 - 29/10/2016 - 30/10/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Scunthorpe.
    Rail services operate Manchester to Doncaster and Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes.

    The revised timetable is available here

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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 start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria and will not call at Liverpool Lime St (at normal advertised times).

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston & Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

     

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    A limited service will operate on this route between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport.

    The 0613 Preston to Manchester Airport service will not run.

    The 0615, 1012 & 1813 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Preston.

    The 0558, 1400 & 1800 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will start from Preston.

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

    The revised timetable is available here

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    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    The revised timetable for Sunday is available here

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Chord' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017. Find out more 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 - 31/10/2016 - 04/11/2016

    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

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

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

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 05/11/2016 - 06/11/2016

    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 will start from / terminate at Manchester Victoria (at the normal advertised times) and will not call at Liverpool Lime St .

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

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston & Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Saturday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

     

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    A limited service will operate on this route between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport.

    The 0613 Preston to Manchester Airport service will not run.

    The 0615, 1012 & 1813 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Preston.

    The 0558, 1400 & 1800 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will start from Preston.

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

    The revised timetable for Saturday is available here

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    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    The revised timetable for Sunday is available here

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Chord' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017. Find out more 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 - 07/11/2016 - 11/11/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

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

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

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 0015 to connect with this train.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 0345.

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

    The 0138 York to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement coach (dep 0410) provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will be retimed to depart York EARLIER at 0510.

    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.

    Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 12/11/2016 - 13/11/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    The 2150 Middlesbrough to York service will depart earlier at 2148 and will not call at Darlington. This service will run EARLIER than normal from Thornaby (2153), Northallerton (2213) and Thirsk (2221) arriving at York at 2241.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart earlier at 2137 and will run EARLIER than normal from Chester-Le-Street (2147), Durham (2153), Darlington (2209) and Northallerton (2221) arriving at York at 2245.

    Sunday

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime St will start from York and terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    An additional service will run from Newcastle (dep 0800) to Darlington calling at Durham.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    A replacement coach will run from York (dep 0848) to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk (0928), Northallerton (0950) and Thornaby (1030).

    The 0843 Leeds to Newcastle service will run 18 minutes later than normal between York and Newcastle.

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

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    Saturday & Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

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

    Saturday - The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service terminates at Manchester Victoria.

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    Saturday

     Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    A limited/reduced frequency service will operate on this route between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport.

    The 0613 Preston to Manchester Airport service will not run.

    The 0615, 1012 & 1813 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Preston.

    The 0558, 1400 & 1800 Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services will start from Preston.

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

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    The revised timetable for Saturday is available here

    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    The revised timetable for Sunday is available here

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

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

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    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 - 14/11/2016 - 18/11/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

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

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

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 19/11/2016 - 20/11/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only (at normal advertised times).

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

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Saturday

    The 2150 Middlesbrough to York service will depart earlier at 2148 and will not call at Darlington. This service will run EARLIER than normal from Thornaby (2153), Northallerton (2213) and Thirsk (2221) arriving at York at 2241.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart earlier at 2137 and will run EARLIER than normal fromChester-le-Street (2147), Durham (2153), Darlington (2209) and Northallerton (2221) arriving at York at 2245.

    Sunday

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime St will start from York and terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    An additional service will run from Newcastle (dep 0800) to Darlington calling at Durham.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    A replacement coach will run from York (dep 0848) to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk (0928), Northallerton (0950) and Thornaby (1030).

    The 0843 Leeds to Newcastle service will run 18 minutes later than normal between Tork and Newcastle.

    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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    The amended timetable is available here

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Chord' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017. Find out more 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 - 21/11/2016 - 25/11/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

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

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

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 26/11/2016 - 27/11/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    In a late change to the printed timetable, the 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

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

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

                                                                 *****

    Saturday

    The 2150 Middlesbrough to York service will depart earlier at 2148 and will not call at Darlington. This service will run EARLIER than normal from Thornaby (2153), Northallerton (2213) and Thirsk (2221) arriving at York at 2241.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart earlier at 2137 and will run EARLIER than normal fromChester-le-Street (2147), Durham (2153), Darlington (2209) and Northallerton (2221) arriving at York at 2245.

    Sunday

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime St will start from York and terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    An additional service will run from Newcastle (dep 0800) to Darlington calling at Durham.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    A replacement coach will run from York (dep 0848) to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk (0928), Northallerton (0950) and Thornaby (1030).

    The 0843 Leeds to Newcastle service will run 18 minutes later than normal between Tork and Newcastle.

    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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    The full revised timetable is available here

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Construction work as part of the creation of the 'Ordsall Chord' - a new piece of railway which will link Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations from December 2017. Find out more 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 - 28/11/2016 - 02/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday

    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 only

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

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

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart Huddersfield 05 minutes later than normal, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 33 minutes later than normal and Manchester Airport 27 minutes later than normal.

    The 2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Huddersfield 05 minutes later than normal and 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 start from Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0015) to Manchester Piccadilly to connect with this train.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    No planned alterations

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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 - 03/12/2016 - 04/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

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

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    The full revised timetable is available here

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

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

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    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 - 05/12/2016 - 09/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

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

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

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

    No planned alterations

    Tuesday only

    An additional train will run from Glasgow Central (dep 1834) to Manchester Piccadilly (arr 2212) calling at Lockerbie (1944) Carlisle (2011), Penrith (2026), Oxenholme (2051), Lancaster (2105), Preston (2125), Wigan North Western (2137) and Manchester Oxford Road (2206).

    For the Manchester City v Celtic football match, an additional train will run from Manchester Piccadilly (dep 2318) direct to Glasgow Central (arr 0232).

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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 - 10/12/2016 - 11/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime St (via Warrington Central) are available as advertised in the normal timetable

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

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

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    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 - 12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

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

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

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station.

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    No planned alterations

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    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 - 17/12/2016 - 18/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    The 1555 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

    The 1655 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will call additionally at Habrough.

    Sunday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Manchester Victoria and Newcastle only.

    Alternative services to / from Liverpool Lime St (via Warrington Central) are available as advertised in the normal timetable

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

     

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

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

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    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 - 19/12/2016 - 23/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    The 0540 Doncaster to Manchester Airport service will start from Meadowhall.

    A replacement coach will run from Doncaster departing at 0525 to connect with this train.

    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 only

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

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

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

                                                                                      *****

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

                                                                                      *****

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York and 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly at 0110 and 0508 respectively.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 0035 & 0430 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 0510.

                                                                                      *****

    Thursday and Friday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle (via Manchester Victoria) will operate between Leeds and Newcastle only.

    As a result, a reduced frequency service will be provided between Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds.

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

    Reason for these alterations?

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

                                                                                      *****

    Monday to Friday

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

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

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

    These services will not call at Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport.

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

    The revised timetable is available here

                                                                                      *****

    Thursday and Friday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    The revised timetable for Thursday and Friday is available here

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

                                                                                       *****

    Thursday & Friday

    The 2014 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester VICTORIA.

    A replacement coach will be provided between Preston and Manchester Airport (direct).

    Reason for these alterations?

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

  • Weekend alterations - 24/12/2016 - 25/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday (Christmas Eve)

    From approximately 1900, services across the railway network will begin to close-down for the Christmas Holiday. If you are travelling after this time please check your journey details carefully to ensure you can complete your journey.

    The following alterations will apply to evening services on this route:

    The 1855 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

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

    The 2026 Cleethorpes to Sheffield, 2147 Manchester Airport to Sheffield & 2152 Sheffield to Cleethorpes services will not run.

    Sunday

    NO SERVICE - CHRISTMAS DAY

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday (Christmas Eve)

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will operate between Leeds and Newcastle only.

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

    As a result, a reduced frequency service will operate between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester (4 trains per hour instead of 5 between 0700 & 1900).

    The full timetable for EASTBOUND services is available here

    The full timetable for WESTBOUND services is available here

    In addition, the 0425 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport later at 0450 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0508.

    The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.

    Reason for these alterations?

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

                                                            *****

    From approximately 1900, services across the railway network will begin to close-down for the Christmas Holiday. If you are travelling after this time please check your journey details carefully to ensure you can complete your journey.

    The following alterations will apply to evening services on this route:

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

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

    The 1827 Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1850 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime St service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 2022 Liverpool Lime St to York service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at York.

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

    *

    The following services will not run:

    1912 Liverpool Lime St to Newcastle

    2050 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime St

    2116 York to Manchester Airport

    2124, 2224 & 2320 Manchester Airport to York

    2138 Hull to Manchester Piccadilly

    2150 Middlesbrough to York

    2130 & 2230 Liverpool Lime St to York

    2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport

    2207 Scarborough to York

    2212 York to Scarborough 

    2221 Leeds to Hull

    2228 York to Manchester Piccadilly

    Sunday

    NO SERVICE - CHRISTMAS DAY

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday (Christmas Eve)

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

     

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    In addition, the 0612 Preston to Manchester Airport and 0724 Lancaster to Manchester Airport services will not run.

    Reason for these alterations?

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

    Sunday

    NO SERVICE - CHRISTMAS DAY

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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 - 26/12/2016 - 30/12/2016

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    BOXING DAY - NO SERVICE

    Tuesday only

    The 0325 Sheffield to Manchester Airport service will not run.

    The 0540 Doncaster to Manchester Airport service starts from Sheffield.

    The 0550 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes service starts from Sheffield.

    The 2134 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service will not call at Habrough.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

    BOXING DAY - NO SERVICE

    Tuesday only

    Services on the North Trans-Pennine route will operate to a revised timetable all day.

    The following services will not run:

    0038 Manchester Airport to York, 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle, 0138, 0252, 0400 & 0521 York to Manchester Airport, 0607 & 0707 Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime St, 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St, 0635 Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

    The 0530 Manchester Airport to Newcastle will start from York

    *

    Hull to Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly services will operate between Hull and Selby only with replacement coaches provided between Selby and Leeds.

    *

    Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street services will operate between Scarborough and York only.

    *

    Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street (via Manchester Victoria) services will be diverted to Manchester Airport via Manchester Piccadilly.

    Therefore there will be no trains between Manchester and Liverpool Lime Street.

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street (direct).

    Replacement coaches will operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central via Birchwood (operated by East Midlands Trains).

    *

    As a result of the alterations outlined above, a reduced frequency service will therefore operate between York, Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester (2 trains each hour) - 1x Manchester Airport to York, 1x Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough / Newcastle (combined service).

     *

    Garforth will not be served by TransPennine Express. Customers for Garforth should change at either Leeds or York for services provided by Northern.

    Reason for these alterations?

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

    Also the replacement of the junction at Micklefield (between Leeds and York/Selby).

                                                                                         *****

    Wednesday to Friday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will operate between Leeds and Newcastle only.

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

    As a result, a reduced frequency service will operate between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester (4 trains per hour instead of 5 between 0700 & 1900).

    Reason for these alterations?

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

                                                                                         *****

    Wednesday and Thursday

    The 2315 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Dewsbury and will arrive at Leeds 12 minutes later than normal.

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

                                                                                         ***** 

    Wednesday to Friday

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Monday only

    BOXING DAY - NO SERVICE

    Tuesday only

    The 0422 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport service will not run

    The 0457 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central service will not run

    The 0613 Preston to Manchester Airport service will not run

     

    Tuesday to Friday

    Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central services:

    Services on this route will operate between Preston and Glasgow Central only.

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

     

    Manchester Airport to Edinburgh services:

    Services on this route will operate between Manchester VICTORIA and Edinburgh.

    These services will not call at Wigan North Western, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Airport but will call additionally at Bolton and Chorley.

    Customers for stations between Preston or Manchester and Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    Advice for crossing between Piccadilly and Victoria stations is available here

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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