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 - 16/01/2017 - 20/01/2017

    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.

    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, Carlisle & 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 - 21/01/2017 - 22/01/2017

    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

    From 1200 services between Liverpool Lime St / Manchester Airport and Newcastle will terminate at / start from York.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Darlington and Newcastle via Chester-le-Street and Durham.

    Alternative services are available between York and Darlington provided by Virgin Trains and Cross Country Trains.

    Alternative (diverted) services are available between York and Newcastle provided by Virgin Trains.

    Sunday

    Until 1200 services between Manchester Victoria / Manchester Airport and Newcastle will terminate at / start from York.

    A replacement bus service will operate between Darlington and Newcastle via Chester-le-Street and Durham.

    Alternative services are available between York and Darlington provided by Virgin Trains and Cross Country Trains.

    Alternative (diverted) services are available between York and Newcastle provided by Virgin Trains.

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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 - 23/01/2017 - 27/01/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    No planned alterations this week

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston 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 - 28/01/2017 - 29/01/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

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

    Sunday

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York and 0729 & 0824 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    Replacement coaches will run from Manchester Airport (dep 0040, 0405, 0610, 0710 & 0810) to Manchester Piccadilly to connect with these services.

    Coaches depart from Stand L in the bus station which is adjacent to the railway station.

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    The 0218, 0348, 0500 & 0600 York to Manchester Airport services will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with replacement coaches provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    Coaches depart from outside the main entrance to Manchester Piccadilly station.

    A summary timetable of these changes is available here

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 30/01/2017 - 03/02/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Thursday

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York 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 0400.

    The 0138 York to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement coach (dep 0355) 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, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    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 - 04/02/2017 - 05/02/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester Airport / Sheffield and Doncaster / Cleethorpes will be diverted between Sheffield and Doncaster and will not call at Meadowhall.

    Eastbound departure times between Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be up to 05 minutes later than normal.

    Customers for Meadowhall are advised to travel via Sheffield.

    Fast, frequent SuperTram services are available between Sheffield and Meadowhall (separate ticket required).

    Northern services are also affected and will be operating a replacement bus service between Sheffield and Meadowhall (please see northernrailway.co.uk for further details).

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    No Planned alterations this weekend

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Carlisle & 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 - 06/02/2017 - 10/02/2017

    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 - 11/02/2017 - 12/02/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The planned work between Sheffield and Doncaster  (at Meadowhall) has been cancelled. Services will now operate to the normal timetable.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday 

    The 0218 York to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement coach provided forward to Manchester Airport.

    The 0425 Manchester Airport to York service will start from Manchester Piccadily. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport departing at 0405 to connect with this train.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and 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 - 13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017

    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 service will start from Manchester Victoria.

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

    Monday to Thursday

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

    A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield (dep 0100 Tue-Fri) 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 depart York EARLIER than normal at 0512 and will not call at Dewsbury.

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

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

    Wednesday only

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

    Customers at Thirsk will be provided with replacement road transport departing EARLIER at 2235 to Northallerton to connect with this train.

    Customers travelling to Thirsk should remain on the train to Northallerton and change there for road transport back to Thirsk.

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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 18/02/2017 - 19/02/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Scunthorpe.

    Rail services will operate from Manchester to Doncaster and Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Replacement of rails and sleepers.

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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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    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.

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

    Customers who need to cross Manchester between Piccadilly and Victoria stations to continue their journey may use Metrolink Tram services without the requirement for a separate ticket.

    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 - 20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017

    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 York to Manchester Airport service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria with a replacement coach 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 2228 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Huddersfield 05 minutes later than normal and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than normal.

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

    A replacement bus will operate from Huddersfield (dep 0030) 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, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 25/02/2017 - 26/02/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services between Manchester / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Scunthorpe.

    Rail services will operate from Manchester to Doncaster and Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes.

    The revised timetable is available here

    Reason for these alterations? - Replacement of rails and sleepers.

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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 0912 Liverpool Lime St to Newcastle service will start from Leeds.

    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

    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 - 27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017

    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 2318 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria and will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport later at 2359 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0020.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly 08 minutes later than normal at 0101.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly 22 minutes later than normal at 0459.

    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

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 04/03/2017 - 05/03/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday & Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by coaches.

    Coaches at Manchester Airport depart from stands L&M at the bus station adjacent to the railway station.

    Coaches at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main station entrance.

    Journey time 25 minutes.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Maintenance work on railway structures.

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    Sunday

    Services between Manchester / Sheffield and Cleethorpes will be replaced by coaches between Doncaster and Scunthorpe.

    Rail services operate Manchester Piccadilly to Doncaster and Scunthorpe to Cleethorpes.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Level Crossing work (at Medge Hall)

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday & Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by coaches.

    Coaches at Manchester Airport depart from stands L&M at the bus station adjacent to the railway station.

    Coaches at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main station entrance.

    Journey time 25 minutes.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Maintenance work on railway structures.

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    Saturday

    Evening services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable

    The 1726 & 1827 Middlesbrough to Manchester Piccadilly services will not call at Thirsk.

    Customers for Thirsk should change at Northallerton for replacement transport.

    Customers at Thirsk should travel to Northallerton using northbound train services or replacement coaches (dep 1725 & 1825) and change there.

    The 1930 Middlesbrough to York service will depart at 1919 and will run up to 12 minutes EARLIER than normal to York. This service will not call at Thirsk.

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER at 1901 and will run up to 09 minutes EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 2054 & 2150 Middlesbrough to York services will be replaced by buses.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 2155 Newcastle to Darlington with a replacement coach provided forward to York calling at Northallerton and Thirsk. TRAIN 2 - 2305 York to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will run as 2 separate services. TRAIN 1- 1812 Liverpool LS to York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester-le-Street. TRAIN 2 - 2041 Darlington to Newcastle.

    The 1912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, and Durham.

    An additional train will run from Darlington (dep 2232) to Newcastle calling at Durham (2248) and Chester-le-Street (2254).

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and York only with a replacement coach provided forward to Middlesbrough via Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    Sunday

    Services from Newcastle / Middlesbrough to York will run to a revised timetable

    There will be no southbound (towards York) services to / from Thirsk.

    Customers at Thirsk for southbound services should travel to Northallerton using northbound train services (or replacement coaches) and change there.

    Southbound customers (from Newcastle / Middlesbrough routes) wishing to travel to Thirsk should change at Northallerton for replacement coach services.

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0800 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 0911 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0906 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0906 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 1012 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    The 0843 Leeds to Newcastle service will run as two separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0843 Leeds to York. TRAIN 2 - 0941 Darlington to Newcastle.

    NOTE: Unless listed above, NORTHBOUND services are unaffected.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Track Maintenance and replacement work (at Thirsk).

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    Saturday & Sunday

    All services between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by coaches.

    Coaches at Manchester Airport depart from stands L&M at the bus station adjacent to the railway station.

    Coaches at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main station entrance.

    Journey time 25 minutes.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Maintenance work on railway structures.

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 06/03/2017 - 10/03/2017

    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

    No planned alterations

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will be re-timed to depart York EARLIER at 0510.

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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 - 11/03/2017 - 12/03/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday and Sunday

    All services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be replaced by coaches. (Journey time 25 minutes).

    Replacement coach services at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main entrance to the station.

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station which is adjacent to the railway station.

    Reason for these alterations? – Maintenance of railway structures.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday and Sunday

    All services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be replaced by coaches. (Journey time 25 minutes).

    Replacement coach services at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main entrance to the station.

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station which is adjacent to the railway station.

    Reason for these alterations? – Maintenance of railway structures.

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    Saturday

    Late afternoon and evening services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with selected services departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Significant alterations to note:

    The 1930 Middlesbrough to York service will start from Thornaby at 1913 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER at 1849 and will run up to 21 minutes EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 2054 & 2150 Middlesbrough to York services will be replaced by buses.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 2155 Newcastle to Darlington with a replacement coach provided forward to York calling at Northallerton and Thirsk. TRAIN 2 - 2305 York to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will run as 2 separate services. TRAIN 1- 1812 Liverpool LS to York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester-le-Street. TRAIN 2 - 2040 Darlington to Newcastle (starts from Middlesbrough at 2019).

    The 1912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, and Durham.

    An additional train will run from Darlington (dep 2232) to Newcastle calling at Durham (2248) and Chester-le-Street (2254).

    The 1633 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Thornaby only.

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will run between Manchester Piccadilly and York only with a replacement coach provided forward to Middlesbrough via Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

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    Sunday

    All services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with many trains departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Northbound services between York and Middlesbrough will run approx 60 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Services between Manchester Airport and Newcastle will run between Manchester Piccadilly and York only.

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0800 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 0911 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0906 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0906 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 1012 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    The 0843 Leeds to Newcastle service will run as two separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0843 Leeds to York. TRAIN 2 - 0941 Darlington to Newcastle.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track and junction replacement near Thirsk.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    Saturday and Sunday

    All services between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be replaced by coaches. (Journey time 25 minutes).

    Replacement coach services at Manchester Piccadilly depart from outside the main entrance to the station.

    Replacement coaches at Manchester Airport depart from Stand L in the bus station which is adjacent to the railway station.

    Reason for these alterations? – Maintenance of railway structures.

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 13/03/2017 - 17/03/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations this week

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

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

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

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    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 service will start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly departing at 0018 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 0402.

    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 0353) 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, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    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 - 18/03/2017 - 19/03/2017

    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

    Evening services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable

    .

    Detail:

    The 1533, 1633 & 1733 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough services will not call at Thirsk.

    Customers for Thirsk should remain on the train to Northallerton and change there for replacement transport back to Thirsk.

    Customers at Thirsk should travel to Northallerton using replacement coaches (dep 1710, 1810 & 1915) and change there for northbound train services.

     

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Middlesbrough via Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    The 1930 Middlesbrough to York service will depart EARLIER at 1925 and will run up to 06 minutes EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER at 1901 and will run up to 09 minutes EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 2054 & 2150 Middlesbrough to York services will be replaced by buses.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 2155 Newcastle to Darlington with a replacement coach provided forward to York calling at Northallerton and Thirsk. TRAIN 2 - 2305 York to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will run as 2 separate services. TRAIN 1- 1812 Liverpool LS to York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester-le-Street. TRAIN 2 - 2041 Darlington to Newcastle.

    The 1912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, and Durham.

    An additional train will run from Darlington (dep 2232) to Newcastle calling at Durham (2248) and Chester-le-Street (2254).

    .

    Sunday

    Services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable

    There will be no northbound train services to / from Thirsk.

    Customers for Thirsk should remain on the train to Northallerton and change there for replacement transport back to Thirsk.

    Customers at Thirsk for northbound services (towards Newcastle / Middlesbrough) should travel to Northallerton using replacement coaches and change there.

    Replacement coach services at Thirsk depart EARLIER than normal train departures.

    .

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0800 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 0911 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0906 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0906 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 1012 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    The 0843 Leeds to Newcastle service will run as two separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0843 Leeds to York. TRAIN 2 - 0941 Darlington to Newcastle.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track and junction replacement near Thirsk.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow / 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.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017

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

    A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield (dep 0100) to Dewsbury connecting off the train.

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 25/03/2017 - 26/03/2017

    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

    Late afternoon and evening services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with selected services departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Significant alterations to note:

    The 1930 Middlesbrough to York service will start from Thornaby at 1913 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER at 1857 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 2054 & 2150 Middlesbrough to York services will be replaced by buses.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 2155 Newcastle to Darlington with a replacement coach provided forward to York calling at Northallerton and Thirsk. TRAIN 2 - 2305 York to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will run as 2 separate services. TRAIN 1- 1812 Liverpool LS to York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester-le-Street. TRAIN 2 - 2040 Darlington to Newcastle (starts from Middlesbrough at 2019).

    The 1912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, and Durham.

    An additional train will run from Darlington (dep 2232) to Newcastle calling at Durham (2248) and Chester-le-Street (2254).

    The 1633 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at Thornaby.

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at York only with a replacement coach provided forward to Middlesbrough via Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    .

    Sunday

    All services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with many trains departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Northbound services between York and Middlesbrough will run approx 60 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Services between Manchester Airport and Newcastle will run between Manchester Piccadilly and York only.

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0800 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 0911 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0906 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0906 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 1012 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    The 1341 York to Newcastle service will not run.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 27/03/2017 - 31/03/2017

    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 (dep 0100 Tue-Fri) 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 depart EARLIER than normal at 0512 and will not call at Dewsbury.

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

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

    .

    Wednesday only

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

    Customers wishing to travel to Thirsk should remain on the train to Northallerton and change there for replacement road transport back to Thirsk.

    Replacement road transport will depart Thirsk at 2235 to Northallerton to connect with this service.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    No planned alterations this week

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 01/04/2017 - 02/04/2017

    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

    Late afternoon and evening services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with selected services departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Significant alterations to note:

    The 1930 Middlesbrough to York service will start from Thornaby at 1913 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER at 1857 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 2054 & 2150 Middlesbrough to York services will be replaced by buses.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 2155 Newcastle to Darlington with a replacement coach provided forward to York calling at Northallerton and Thirsk. TRAIN 2 - 2305 York to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will run as 2 separate services. TRAIN 1- 1812 Liverpool LS to York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester-le-Street. TRAIN 2 - 2040 Darlington to Newcastle (starts from Middlesbrough at 2019).

    The 1912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, and Durham.

    An additional train will run from Darlington (dep 2232) to Newcastle calling at Durham (2248) and Chester-le-Street (2254).

    The 1633 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at Thornaby.

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at York only with a replacement coach provided forward to Middlesbrough via Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    .

    Sunday

    All services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with many trains departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Northbound services between York and Middlesbrough will run approx 60 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Services between Manchester Airport and Newcastle will run between Manchester Piccadilly and York only.

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0800 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 0911 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0906 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0906 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 1012 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    The 1341 York to Newcastle service will not run.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Renewal of track and junctions in the Thirsk area.

    .

    The 0230 & 0400 York to Manchester Airport services will depart York 10 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    The 0512, 0612 & 0712 York to Manchester Airport services will depart York 11 minutes EARLIER than normal.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday

    From 1130 Saturday, services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will be replaced by coaches between Carlisle / Lockerbie and Glasgow Central.

    Journey times between Carlisle and Glasgow Central will be extended by approx 60 minutes.

    Sunday

    Until 1430 Sunday, services between Manchester Airport and Glasgow Central will be replaced by coaches between Carlisle and Glasgow Central.

    From 1430 Sunday, services FROM Glasgow Central will be retimed to depart Glasgow Central up to 15 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Renewal of track and ballast.

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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 - 03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017

    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 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 2228 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Huddersfield 05 minutes later than normal and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 29 minutes later than normal.

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

    A replacement bus will operate from Huddersfield (dep 0030) 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, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 08/04/2017 - 09/04/2017

    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

    Late afternoon and evening services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with selected services departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Significant alterations to note:

    The 1930 Middlesbrough to York service will start from Thornaby at 1913 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER at 1857 and will run EARLIER than normal to York.

    The 2054 & 2150 Middlesbrough to York services will be replaced by buses.

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Piccadilly service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 2155 Newcastle to Darlington with a replacement coach provided forward to York calling at Northallerton and Thirsk. TRAIN 2 - 2305 York to Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 1812 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will run as 2 separate services. TRAIN 1- 1812 Liverpool LS to York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, Durham and Chester-le-Street. TRAIN 2 - 2040 Darlington to Newcastle (starts from Middlesbrough at 2019).

    The 1912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at York with a replacement coach provided forward to Newcastle via Northallerton, Darlington, and Durham.

    An additional train will run from Darlington (dep 2232) to Newcastle calling at Durham (2248) and Chester-le-Street (2254).

    The 1633 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at Thornaby.

    The 1833 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will terminate at York only with a replacement coach provided forward to Middlesbrough via Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

    .

    Sunday

    All services between York and Newcastle / Middlesbrough will run to a revised timetable with many trains departing EARLIER than the normal timetable.

    Northbound services between York and Middlesbrough will run approx 60 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Services between Manchester Airport and Newcastle will run between Manchester Piccadilly and York only.

    The 0800 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0800 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 0911 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0906 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will run as 2 separate trains. TRAIN 1 - 0906 Newcastle to Darlington. TRAIN 2 - 1012 York to Liverpool LS.

    The 0847 York to Middlesbrough service will start from Darlington.

    The 1341 York to Newcastle service will not run.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Renewal of track and junctions in the Thirsk area.

    .

    The 0230 & 0400 York to Manchester Airport services will depart York 10 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    The 0512, 0612 & 0712 York to Manchester Airport services will depart York 11 minutes EARLIER than normal.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services FROM Glasgow Central will be retimed to depart Glasgow Central up to 15 minutes EARLIER than normal.

    Services TO Glasgow Central will be retimed to arrive at Glasgow Central up to 15 minutes later than normal.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Track and junction renewal south of Glasgow.

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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 - 10/04/2017 - 14/04/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

    No planned alterations

    Thursday only (Maundy Thursday)

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

    Therefore, a reduced frequency service will operate between Liverpool and Manchester.

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

    .

    Friday only (Good Friday)

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

    Services will be diverted between Leeds and York via an alternative route.

    As a result, a reduced frequency service will operate between York, Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester (2 trains per hour) consisting of a combined Liverpool Lime Street to Middlesbrough & Newcastle service (which divides at York) and a Manchester Piccadilly to York service (Manchester Airport to York from 1800).

    There will be NO DIRECT service on this route to / from Manchester Airport between 0600 and 1800. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly.

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

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle which normally operate via Manchester Victoria will be diverted to operate via Manchester Piccadilly (see above).

    Therefore, a reduced frequency service will operate between Liverpool and Manchester (via Warrington Central only - no service between Liverpool and Huddersfield via Manchester Victoria).

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

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    No planned alterations

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations (Easter weekend) - 15/04/2017 - 16/04/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services will be diverted between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield and will not call at Stockport.

    Customers wishing to travel to / from Stockport are advised to travel via Manchester Piccadilly (change of train required) using the frequent services provided by other operators.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    Services on this route will operate to a revised timetable all day.

    • Services will be diverted between Leeds and York via an alternative route.
    • As a result, a reduced frequency service will operate between York, Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester (2 trains per hour) consisting of a combined service between Liverpool Lime Street and Middlesbrough / Newcastle service (which divides at York in the northbound direction and combines at York in the southbound direction) and a service between Manchester Piccadilly and York (Manchester Airport and York from 1800).
    • There will be NO DIRECT service on this route to / from Manchester Airport between 0600 and 1800. Customers will be required to change trains at Manchester Piccadilly.
    • Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street services will operate between Scarborough and York only.
    • Hull to Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly services will operate between Hull and Selby only with replacement coaches provided between Selby and Leeds.
    • A reduced frequency service will operate between Liverpool and Manchester (via Warrington Central only - no service between Liverpool and Huddersfield via Manchester Victoria).

    .

    Sunday

    Services on this route will operate to a revised timetable all day.

    • Services will be diverted between Leeds and York via an alternative route.
    • As a result, a reduced frequency service will operate between York, Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester (2 trains per hour) consisting of a combined Liverpool Lime Street to Middlesbrough & Newcastle* service (which divides at York) and a Manchester Airport to York service.

    (* selected Liverpool to Newcastle services will be extended to operate to / from Edinburgh).

    • Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street services will operate between Scarborough and York only.
    • Hull to Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly services will operate between Hull and Selby only with replacement coaches provided between Selby and Leeds.
    • A reduced frequency service will operate between Liverpool and Manchester (via Warrington Central only - no service between Liverpool and Huddersfield via Manchester Victoria).

    .

    Reason for these alterations:

    Replacement of the junction at Micklefield on the direct route between Leeds and York.

    Also, work in the Manchester Victoria area associated with the creation of the Ordsall Curve. Find out more here

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Saturday

    Services will operate between Manchester Airport and Carlisle only (after 0830).

    Replacement coaches will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie extending journey times between the 2 cities by 90 minutes. (Customers for Haymarket should use Edinburgh Waverley).

    Replacement coaches will run between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie (provided by Virgin Trains) extending journey times between the 2 cities by approx 55 minutes.

     .

    Sunday

    Services will operate between Manchester Airport and Lancaster only*.

    * The route is open to Oxenholme but due to the limited number of platforms available at Oxenholme, only Virgin Trains will operate between Lancaster and Oxenholme.

    Replacement coaches will run between:

    • Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie. (Customers for Haymarket should use Edinburgh Waverley).
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie (provided by Virgin Trains).

    .

    Note: For customers travelling between Edinburgh and Manchester ONLY (and vice versa) - a limited frequency DIRECT train services will operate via an alternative route (via Newcastle and York).

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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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