Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended service between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle from Tuesday 18 and Friday 21 April

Start date
18/04/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle.

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work in the Manchester Victoria area, closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Newcastle, via Manchester Victoria will be diverted to start from and terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. Therefore, a reduced service will operate between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester.

Customers should use alternative TransPennine Express services to and from Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York service will not call at Manchester Victoria. 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Project Information:


You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.