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Travel advice for Friday 28 April 2017

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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 - 24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017

    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 only

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York and 0138 York to Manchester Airport services will be replaced coaches.

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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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    Friday only

    The 1222 Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough service will terminate at York. A replacement coach will run from York (dep 1445) direct to Scarborough.

    The 1450 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from York.  A replacement coach will run from Scarborough (dep 1450) direct to York.

    Reason for these alterations? – Part of the route between York and Scarborough will be closed to allow the Tour-de-Yorkshire cycle race to cross over the railway.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Carlisle & 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 (Bank Holiday) - 29/04/2017 - 30/04/2017

    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

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

    In 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 1919 and will run up to 10 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).

     

    Reason for these alterations? – Track and junction replacement near Thirsk. Find out more here

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    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 Manchester Piccadilly.

    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 Manchester Piccadilly.

    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.

    The 0729 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will terminate at York.

    Reason for these alterations? – Track and junction replacement near Thirsk. Find out more here

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    Sunday

    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 (diverted) TPE services are available between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

    The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds and therefore the 0951 departure from Manchester Victoria and 1021 from Huddersfield will not operate.

    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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    Sunday

     

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Scarborough* will be diverted and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central or Birchwood. These services will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    Alternative services are available serving Birchwood and Warrington Central from Manchester Oxford Road operated by Northern.

    Alternative services are available between Liverpool (Central) and Liverpool South Parkway operated by Merseyrail.

    *The 0912 Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street, 1643 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street, 2041 Middlesbrough to Liverpool Lime Street and 2022 Liverpool Lime Stret to Newcastle services will also be diverted and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central or Birchwood. These services will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Signalling work in the Liverpool South Parkway area.

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    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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    Manchester to Scotland route

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


    Bank Holiday weekend services between Manchester and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will be severely affected by work taking place at multiple locations on the West Coast Mainline. Through journeys are not recommended unless absolutely necessary.

    Saturday

    Until 1215 train services will run between Manchester Airport and Lancaster only.

    From 1215 train services will only operate between Preston and Lancaster. (Customers wishing to travel between Manchester and Preston will need to use services operated by Northern via Bolton).

    Replacement coaches will run between:

    • Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie extending journey times between the 2 cities by 90 minutes. (Customers for Haymarket should use Edinburgh Waverley).
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie (provided by Virgin Trains) extending journey times between the 2 cities by approx 55 minutes.

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    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 revised timetable for NORTHBOUND services is available here

    The revised timetable for SOUTHBOUND services is available here

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    Sunday

    No TransPennine Express services will operate on the route.

    Customers wishing to travel between Manchester and Preston will need to use services operated by Northern.

    Replacement coaches will run between:

    • Preston and Carlisle via Lancaster, Oxenholme and Penrith
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie extending journey times between the 2 cities by 90 minutes. (Customers for Haymarket should use Edinburgh Waverley).
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie (provided by Virgin Trains) extending journey times between the 2 cities by approx 55 minutes.

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    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 revised timetable for NORTHBOUND services is available here

    The revised timetable for SOUTHBOUND services is available here

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    To provide a direct journey opportunity between Manchester and Scotland a small number of North Trans-Pennine route services will be extended to operate to / from Edinburgh:

    0943 Leeds to Newcastle, 1033, 1233, 1433 & 1633 Manchester Airport to Newcastle will be extended to Edinburgh.

    Departures from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly* / Airport will be at 0946, 1324, 1546, 1724* & 2026.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Track renewal / replacement between Lockerbie and Carstairs.

    Maintenance of railway structures between Lancaster and Oxenholme.

    Track renewal / replacement between Preston and Lancaster / Wigan North Western.

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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 - 01/05/2017 - 05/05/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Monday only

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

    Tuesday to Friday

    No alterations

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    Monday only

    Services between Liverpool Lime 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.

    Until 1200, services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Scarborough* will be diverted and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central or Birchwood. These services will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    Alternative services are available serving Birchwood and Warrington Central from Manchester Oxford Road operated by Northern.

    Alternative services are available between Liverpool (Central) and Liverpool South Parkway operated by Merseyrail.

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

    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.

    The 2320 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Airport at 2359 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0021. This service will be diverted and will not call at Manchester Victoria.

    Reason for these alterations?

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

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    Tuesday to Friday

    No planned alterations

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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

    Services between Manchester and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will be affected by work taking place at multiple locations on the West Coast Mainline.

    Through journeys are not recommended unless absolutely necessary.

     

    Until 1150 - train services will run between Manchester Airport and Preston / Lancaster only.

    Replacement coaches will run between:

    • Preston / Lancaster and Carlisle via Oxenholme and Penrith
    • Carlisle and Edinburgh via Lockerbie extending journey times between the 2 cities by 90 minutes. (Customers for Haymarket should use Edinburgh Waverley).
    • Carlisle and Glasgow Central via Lockerbie (provided by Virgin Trains) extending journey times between the 2 cities by approx 55 minutes.

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    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. 

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    From 1150 -  train services will operate between Manchester Airport and Carlisle.

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

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    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. 

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    To provide a direct journey opportunity between Manchester and Scotland a small number of North Trans-Pennine route services will be extended to operate to / from Edinburgh:

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

    Departures from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly* / Airport will be at 0918, 1117, 1313*, 1513* & 1736.

    The amended timetable for Northbound services is avilable here

    The amended timetable for Southbound services is avilable here

    Reason for these alterations?

    Track renewal / replacement between Lockerbie and Carstairs.

    Maintenance of railway structures between Lancaster and Oxenholme.

    Track renewal / replacement between Preston and Lancaster.

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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 - 06/05/2017 - 07/05/2017

    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.

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    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 2055 & 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 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 Airport 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.

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    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly no longer calling at Liverpool Lime St or Manchester Victoria).

    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

    The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds (therefore the 0951 departure from Manchester Victoria and 1021 from Huddersfield will not operate).

    The 2012 Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough service will also be diverted to start from Manchester Piccadilly.

    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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    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 12 minutes EARLIER than normal.

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    Manchester to Scotland route

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


    From 1130 Saturday to 1430 Sunday there will be no train services between Carlisle and Lockerbie / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh.

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

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    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. 

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    Sunday - The 1012 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will start from Lancaster.

    Reason for these alterations?

    Replacement / renewal of track between Lockerbie and Carstairs.

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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 - 08/05/2017 - 12/05/2017

    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 be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than normal at 0122.

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

    The 0521 York to Manchester Airport service will depart EARLIER than normal at 0510 and will not call at Dewsbury.

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York will depart Leeds 11 minutes later than normal at 0216.

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

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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 - 13/05/2017 - 14/05/2017

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

    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 Airport 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.

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    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle (which normally operate via Manchester Victoria) will be diverted to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly no longer calling at Liverpol Lime St or Manchester Victoria.

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

    Alternative TPE services are available between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly as advertised in the current timetable

    The 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will start from Leeds (therefore the 0951 departure from Manchester Victoria and 1021 from Huddersfield will not operate).

    The 2012 Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough service will also be diverted to start from Manchester Piccadilly.

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    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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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Blackpool, Cumbria & Scotland

    Saturday

    No Planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services FROM Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will be re-timed to depart Glasgow Central up to 10 minutes EARLIER than normal. (All other times are unaltered).

    Services TO Glasgow Central will be re-timed to arrive at Glasgow Central up to 10 minutes later than normal.

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 15/05/2017 - 19/05/2017

    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 only

    The 0045 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than normal at 0122.

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

    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 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 - 20/05/2017 - 21/05/2017

    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 2230 Liverpool Lime Street 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 Manchester Airport to York services will terminate at Huddersfield with replacement coaches provided forward to Leeds and York.

    The 0630 Manchester Airport to York service will terminate at Huddersfield with a replacement coach provided forward to Dewsbury and Leeds.

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

    Replacement coaches will run from York to Huddersfield via Dewsbury to connect.

    A summary timetable of these alterations is available here

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    Sunday

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

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

    Alternative TPE services are available between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Piccadilly.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Lancaster, Carlisle and Scotland

    Saturday

    No planned alterations

    Sunday

    Services FROM Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will be re-timed to depart Glasgow Central up to 10 minutes EARLIER than normal. (All other times are unaltered).

    Services TO Glasgow Central will be re-timed to arrive at Glasgow Central up to 10 minutes later than normal. 

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 22/05/2017 - 26/05/2017

    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.

    This service will be re-timed to depart Manchester Piccadilly later than normal at 2346, Huddersfield EARLIER at 0021, Dewsbury 0032 and Leeds 0047.

     

    Tuesday to Friday

    The 0038 Manchester Airport to York service will be re-timed to depart Manchester  Piccadilly later at 0104 and will call additionally at Huddersfield at 0132 and Dewsbury (to set down only) at 0148.

    The 0422 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will be re-timed to depart later at 0450 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0508. 

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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 (Bank Holiday) - 27/05/2017 - 28/05/2017

    South Trans-Pennine route

    Services between Manchester and Sheffield, Doncaster & Cleethorpes

    Saturday

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

    Sunday

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

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

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    North Trans-Pennine route

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

    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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    Sunday

    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.

    .

    Sunday

    Services between Liverpool Lime Street and York / Scarborough* will be diverted and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central or Birchwood. These services will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

    Alternative services are available serving Birchwood and Warrington Central from Manchester Oxford Road operated by Northern.

    Alternative services are available between Liverpool (Central) and Liverpool South Parkway operated by Merseyrail.

    *The 0912 Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street, 1643 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street, 2041 Middlesbrough to Liverpool Lime Street and 2022 Liverpool Lime Stret to Newcastle services will also be diverted and will not call at Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central or Birchwood.

    These services will call additionally at Newton-le-Willows.

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    Manchester to Scotland Route

    Services between Manchester, Preston, Carlisle & Scotland

    Throughout the Bank Holiday weekend services between Manchester and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will be severely affected by work taking place at multiple locations on the West Coast Mainline. Through journeys to from Scotland are not recommended by this route unless absolutely necessary.

    Saturday

    Services will run between Manchester Airport and Oxenholme only with replacement coach services provided to / from Carlisle via Penrith. A separate coach service 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 vai the Market Street exit. A map is vailable here. Extra staff will be available to help with directions. 

    The revised timetable for NORTHBOUND services is available here

    The revised timetable for SOUTHBOUND services is available here

    Sunday

    Until 1830, train services will run between Preston and Oxenholme only.

    Replacement coach services will operate between:

    Manchester Piccadilly and Preston (direct service – journey time 60 mins. No train services available via alternative routes due to other engineering work)

    Oxenholme and Carlisle via Penrith.

    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 vai the Market Street exit. A map is vailable here. Extra staff will be available to help with directions. 

    The revised timetable is available here

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    Rail Replacement services

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

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

  • Monday to Friday alterations - 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.

    .

    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 Airport at 2359 and Manchester Piccadilly at 0021. This service will no longer call at Manchester Victoria.

    .

    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 0918, 1117, 1313 & 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.

    .

    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.

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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

    No planned alterations

    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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    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 - 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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    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 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.

    .

    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 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.

    .

    Tuesday to Friday

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

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

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

    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 & 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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    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 - 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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    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.

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