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 overnight / early morning Northern trains from Monday 4 to Friday 8 December

Start date
04/12/2017  00:00
End date
08/12/2017 
Route affected

Various Northern routes

 
TOC(s) affected
Northern
Description

Network Rail is carrying out overnight / early morning engineering work at various locations on the Northern network resulting in line closures at various locations.

Monday to Thursday

From 22:30 each night, buses will replace trains between Carnforth and Barrow-in-Furness. 

From 23:10 each night, buses replace trains between Stockport and Buxton.

The 22:04 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe is replaced by a bus between Wilmslow and Crewe.

The 22:47 Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly is diverted and will not call at Stockport. A replacement bus will run between Chinley and Manchester Piccadilly calling at Stockport.

The 23:04 Manchester Piccadilly to Alderley Edge is replaced by a bus between Stockport and Alderley Edge.

The 23:06 Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria is replaced by a bus between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria.

The 23:13 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly will run between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run between Crewe and Manchester Piccadilly.

The 23:20 Manchester Airport to York will not call at Dewsbury. A replacement bus service will run between Huddersfield and Dewsbury to connect with the trains.

The 23:27 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street is replaced by a bus between Hunts Cross and Liverpool Lime Street.

The 23:38 Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe is replaced by a bus between Stockport and Crewe.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York is retimed after leaving Leeds extending journey times by up to 10 minutes.

00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly is replaced by a bus throughout.

The 01:38 / 02:52 York to Manchester Airport trains are retimed after leaving Huddersfield extending journey times by up to 13 minutes.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

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