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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.

Information about work affecting other operators and routes is available on the National Rail website.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017

    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

    Monday only

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle (which normally run 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 between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly as advertised in the current timetable

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    Monday only

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

    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 (dep 0025 & 0405) to Manchester Victoria to connect with these trains calling at Manchester Piccadilly at 0050 and 0430.

    The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime Street service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 2355. This service will no longer call at Manchester Victoria.

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    Tuesday to Friday

    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 and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh

    Monday only

    Services will operate between Manchester Airport and Carlisle.

    Coach services will run between Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie.

    Virgin Trains will operate coach services between Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie.

    Coaches at Edinburgh pick up / drop off on Jefferey Street which is 05 minutes walk from the station via the Market Street exit. A map is vailable here. Extra staff will be available to help with directions. 

    The 0422 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport service will start from Lancaster.

    To provide a limited direct journey opportunity between Manchester and Scotland, the following North Trans-Pennine route services will be extended to operate to / from Edinburgh:

    1351 Manchester Piccadilly to Newcastle will be extended to Edinburgh

    2027 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street will start from Edinburgh at 1833.

    0806, 1006, 1206 Manchester Airport to Newcastle will be extended to Edinburgh

    1051, 1251, 1447 & 1910 Newcastle to Manchester Airport will start from Edinburgh at 0919, 1114, 1310 & 1736.

    The 1753 York to Manchester Airport will start from Edinburgh at 1513 calling additionally at Newcastle, Durham and Darlington.

    The revised timetable for NORTHBOUND services is available here

    The revised timetable for SOUTHBOUND services is available here

    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations 

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 03/06/2017 - 04/06/2017

    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

    The 2224 & 2320 Manchester Airport to York services will be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury. These services will depart Leeds later than normal.

    Replacement coaches will run between Huddersfield and Leeds via Dewsbury.

    The 2228 York to Manchester Piccadilly and 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and will not call at Dewsbury. These services will run later than advertised from Huddersfield.

    Replacement coaches will run between Leeds and Huddersfield via Dewsbury.

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    Sunday

    Until 1400 a revised timetable will operate on the North Trans-Pennine route due to services being diverted via an alternative route between Huddersfield and Leeds.

    A number of services will be re-timed to depart EARLIER than normal.

    Services to / from Dewsbury will be replaced by coaches between Huddersfield and Leeds.

    There will be no services to / from Manchester Victoria during this time.

    The amended timetable for EASTBOUND services (Manchester towards Leeds) is available here

    The amended timetable for WESTBOUND services (Leeds towards Manchester) is available here

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    The 2138 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

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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 - 05/06/2017 - 09/06/2017

    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.

    (An alternative service is available between Doncaster and Sheffield departing at 0557).

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

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

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0025) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0405) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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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 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 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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    North West / Cumbria / Scottish routes

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    Monday to Thursday

    The 1847 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

    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 - 10/06/2017 - 11/06/2017

    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

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    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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    The 2138 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

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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 - 12/06/2017 - 16/06/2017

    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 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.

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0025) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0405) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    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.

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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 - 17/06/2017 - 18/06/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services will be diverted and will not call at Meadowhall.

    Customers for Meadowhall should travel via / change at Sheffield.

    Frequent tram services are available between Sheffield and Meadowhall (separate ticket required).

    Northern will be operating replacement buses between Sheffield and Meadowhall.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Until 0815, coaches will replace trains between Leeds and York.

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    The 2138 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria and will not call at Stalybridge or Manchester Piccadilly.

    A replacement coach will run from Huddersfield to Manchester Piccadilly via Stalybridge.

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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 - 19/06/2017 - 23/06/2017

    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 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.

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0025) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0405) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2320 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.

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    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 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.

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    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 & 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 - 24/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0838 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes and 0926 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and will not call at Meadowhall.

    Customers for Meadowhall should travel via / change at Sheffield. Frequent tram services are available between Sheffield and Meadowhall (separate ticket required).

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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 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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    The 2138 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

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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 - 26/06/2017 - 30/06/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    No planned alterations 

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 25 minutes later than normal and Manchester Airport 22 minutes later than normal.

    The 2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Huddersfield 04 minutes later than normal and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 37 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 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 - 01/07/2017 - 02/07/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    The 0838 Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes and 0926 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will be diverted and will not call at Meadowhall.

    Customers for Meadowhall should travel via / change at Sheffield. Frequent tram services are available between Sheffield and Meadowhall (separate ticket required).

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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 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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    The 2138 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

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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 - 08/07/2017 - 09/07/2017

    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 and Sunday

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

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alterations:

    Saturday

    The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

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

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 2344 and will not call at Manchester Victoria.

    Sunday

    The 2051 Manchester Victoria to Scarborough service will start from Leeds.

    The 1643 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street and 2022 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service run as advertised via Warrington Central.

    The 1650 Scarborough to Leeds service will depart Scarborough, Seamer and Malton 13 minutes EARLIER than normal and terminate at York.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

    Also, 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

    Due to the Horse Racing at York, an additional service will run from York (dep 2012) to Middlesbrough calling at Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester 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.

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    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 0612 Preston to Manchester Airport, 0724 Lancaster  to Manchester Airport and 1900 Manchester Airport to Preston services 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 to / from Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

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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.

    Customers to / from Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    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 - 10/07/2017 - 14/07/2017

    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 Friday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Leeds and Newcastle only.

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alteration: The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

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    Monday only

    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.

    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.

    .

    Monday to Thursday

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 0102.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later at 0447.

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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 - 15/07/2017 - 16/07/2017

    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 and Sunday

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

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alterations Saturday:

    The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

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

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

    Additional alterations Sunday:

    The 2051 Manchester Victoria to Scarborough service will start from Leeds.

    The 1643 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street and 2022 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service run as advertised via Warrington Central.

    The 1650 Scarborough to Leeds service will depart Scarborough, Seamer and Malton 13 minutes EARLIER than normal and terminate at York.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

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

    Sunday

    The 0100, 0425 & 0630 Manchester Airport to York services will terminate at Huddersfield with replacement coaches provided forward to Dewsbury, Leeds and York.

    The 0729 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will operate as 2 separate trains:
    TRAIN 1: 0729 Manchester Airport to Huddersfield with a replacement coach provided forward to Dewsbury and Leeds.
    TRAIN 2: 0843 Leeds to Newcastle.

    The 0230, 0400, 0512, 0612 & 0712 York to Manchester Airport services will start from Huddersfield. Replacement coaches will operate from York to Huddersfield via Leeds and Dewsbury.

    An additional 0712 York to Leeds service will operate.

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    Sunday only

    The 1703 Scarborough to Leeds service will depart Scarborough EARLIER at 1650, Seamer at 1655 and Malton at 1714.

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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 0612 Preston to Manchester Airport, 0724 Lancaster  to Manchester Airport and 1900 Manchester Airport to Preston services 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 to / from Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    .

    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.

    Customers to / from Wigan will need to use alternative services provided by other operators.

    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 - 17/07/2017 - 21/07/2017

    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.

    (An alternative service is available between Doncaster and Sheffield departing at 0557).

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Friday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Leeds and Newcastle only.

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alteration: The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

    .

    Monday only

    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.

    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.

    .

    Monday to Thursday

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

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

    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.

    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 1847 Glasgow Central to Manchgester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Picadilly.

    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 - 22/07/2017 - 23/07/2017

    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 and Sunday

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

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alterations Saturday:

    The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

    Additional alterations Sunday:

    The 2051 Manchester Victoria to Scarborough service will start from Leeds.

    The 1643 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street and 2022 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service run as advertised via Warrington Central.

    The 1650 Scarborough to Leeds service will depart Scarborough, Seamer and Malton 13 minutes EARLIER than normal and terminate at York.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

    Also, 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

    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 - 24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017

    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 Friday

    Services between Liverpool Lime St and Newcastle will operate between Leeds and Newcastle only.

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alteration: The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

    .

    Monday to Thursday

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

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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 - 29/07/2017 - 30/07/2017

    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 and Sunday

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

    (This will therefore reduce the frequency of services between Liverpool, Manchester, Huddersfield and Leeds).

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

    Additional alterations Saturday:

    The 0616 York to Liverpool Lime St service will not run.

    Additional alterations Sunday:

    The 2051 Manchester Victoria to Scarborough service will start from Leeds.

    The 1643 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street and 2022 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service run as advertised via Warrington Central.

    The 1650 Scarborough to Leeds service will depart Scarborough, Seamer and Malton 13 minutes EARLIER than normal and terminate at York.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track replacement / re-alignment between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge as part of the Northern Hub upgrade program.

    Also, 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

    No planned alterations 

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 31/07/2017 - 04/08/2017

    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 Manchester Victoria.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 05/08/2017 - 06/08/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday & Sunday

    As a consequence of the major re-signalling work taking place in the Huddersfield area, services on the Manchester to Sheffield, Doncaster and Cleethorpes route will also be amended with some through journey opportunities not being available.

    Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport services will operate as 2 separate services.

    TRAIN 1: Cleethorpes to Doncaster at normal advertised times.

    Connecting services (provided by other operators) are available to Meadowhall and Sheffield. Customers for Manchester will need to change additionally at Sheffield.

    TRAIN 2: between Doncaster and Manchester Airport at normal advertised times.

    Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes services will operate as 2 separate services.

    TRAIN 1: between Manchester Airport and Doncaster at normal advertised times (services then continue Newcastle via York)

    TRAIN 2: between Doncaster and Cleethorpes at normal advertised times.

    NOTE: These services do not connect at Doncaster.

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday and Sunday

    Major signalling works at Huddersfield - REVISED TIMETABLE ACROSS THIS ROUTE

    These works result in there being no route available between Manchester and Leeds for TransPennine Express to operate services on.

    With up to 5 trains each hour normally (in each direction) between these two important cities major disruption is to be expected.

    There will be no train services at all at Huddersfield or Dewsbury.

    .

    Train services will run as follows:

    between Middlesbrough and Leeds (normal times)

    between Hull and Leeds (normal times)

    between Scarborough and Leeds (normal times)

    between Stalybridge and Liverpool Lime Street (normal times)

    There will also be 1 train each hour (in each direction) between Manchester Airport and Newcastle calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Stockport, Sheffield, Doncaster, York and stations to Newcastle. These services are expected to be EXTREMELY busy as they are the only direct service between Manchester and York / The North East.

    There will be NO TRAIN SERVICES between:

    Manchester Piccadilly (or Victoria) and Huddersfield

    Manchester Piccadilly (or Victoria) and Leeds

    Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Victoria (therefore a reduced service of 1 train per hour instead of 2 between Liverpool and Manchester)

    Stalybridge and Huddersfield

    Huddersfield and Leeds via Dewsbury

    Leeds / Huddersfield and Manchester Airport

    .

    Replacement coaches will operate as follows:

    Huddersfield to Stalybridge (connecting into / out of services to Liverpool L St via Manchester Piccadilly)

    Huddersfield to Manchester Airport via Stalybridge

    Huddersfield to Leeds via Dewsbury

    .

    Travelling between Manchester and Leeds?

    It is important to note that the only DIRECT journey opportunity between Manchester and Leeds will be by using Northern services between Manchester VICTORIA and Leeds (via Bradford). These services are expected to be EXTREMELY busy.

    A summary map of the services available is available here

    The amended timetable for EASTBOUND services (Manchester towards York) on Saturday is available here

    The amended timetable for WESTBOUND services (York towards Manchester) on Saturday is available here

    Reason for these alterations? – Major Re-signalling work in the Huddersfield area.

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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.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 07/08/2017 - 11/08/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

    No planned alterations 

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2155 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 25 minutes later than normal and Manchester Airport 22 minutes later than normal.

    The 2230 York to Manchester Piccadilly service will depart Huddersfield 04 minutes later than normal and arrive at Manchester Piccadilly 37 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 and Glasgow / Edinburgh

    No planned alterations this week

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations (Easter weekend) - 12/08/2017 - 13/08/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday 

    Services on this route will be replaced by coaches between Sheffield and Doncaster via Meadowhall.

    Replacement coaches at Sheffield depart from Stand E5 in the bus station which is 05 minutes walk from Sheffield station and is clearly sign posted.

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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 2138 Scarborough to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Victoria.

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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.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 14/08/2017 - 18/08/2017

    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 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.

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0025) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0050) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be diverted to start from Manchester Victoria. A replacement coach will run from Manchester Airport (departs 0405) via Manchester Piccadilly (departs 0430) to Manchester Victoria to connect with this train.

    Monday to Thursday

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria. 
    This service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than normal at 2344, but due to being diverted via a shorter route will depart Huddersfield earlier than normal at 0017, Dewsbury 0026 and Leeds at 0041 arriving at York at 0107.

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly at 0057 and will call additionally at Huddersfield at 0132 and Dewsbury at 0148.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart later at 0436 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0453. 

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    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    No planned alterations this week

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations - 19/08/2017 - 20/08/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

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

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

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

    Sunday

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

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

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

    Therefore, a reduced frequency service will be operating between Liverpool and Manchester which will result in trains being busier than normal.

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

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

    The 2012 Liverpool Lime Street 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

    .

    Sunday

    The 0822 Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough service will be retimed to depart at 0835. This service will be diverted and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central or Birchwood.

    The 0912 Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street service will be diverted and will not call at Birchwood, Warrington Central or Liverpool South Parkway.

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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.

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday & Tuesday

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

    Monday only

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

    Tuesday only

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

    Wednesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday to Wednesday

    No planned alterations

    Thursday & Friday

    For York Races - An additional 2012 York to Middlesbrough service will run calling at Thirsk, Northallerton, Yarm and Thornaby.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Carlisle & Scotland

    No planned alterations

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Weekend alterations (Bank Holiday) - 26/08/2017 - 27/08/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday and Sunday

    Work taking place at London Euston will mean there will be no direct service between London and Manchester.

    As a result, the alternative route between the 2 cities (generally given by journey planning systems) will be to travel to / from London St Pancras via Sheffield.

    This will mean TransPennine Express (and East Midlands Trains) services on the route between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield are very likely to be extremely busy.

    Customers should consider postponing their journey on this route if it is not essential for the duration of these works.

    .

    Sunday only

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

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

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

    Therefore, a reduced frequency service will be operating between Liverpool and Manchester which will result in trains being busier than normal.

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

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

    The 2012 Liverpool Lime Street 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

    No planned alterations

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 28/08/2017 - 01/09/2017

    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 to Thursday

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

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

    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.

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

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    Manchester to Scotland route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    Monday to Thursday

    The 1847 Glasgow Central to Manchgester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Picadilly.

    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

    _________________________________________________________________________________________________

    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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