Changes to train times

 

Northern services during Christmas and New Year 2017/18

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that Northern will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

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Saturday 23 December

 

Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool.

Otherwise, normal Saturday service.

Sunday 24 December

 

From approximately 19:00, Northern services will begin to shut down. Many services will have finished by 21:00.

Engineering work - Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool, no trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road, and buses will replace trains between Preston and Lancaster.

Monday 25 December

 
No service.

Tuesday 26 December

 

No service.

Wednesday 27 December

 

Some services will run a revised timetable before 08:00.

Engineering work - Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool, buses will replace trains between Hunts Cross / Huyton and Liverpool Lime Street, and buses will replace trains between Preston and Lancaster.

Thursday 28 December

 

Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool.

Otherwise, normal weekday service.

Friday 29 December

 

Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool.
Otherwise, normal weekday service.

Saturday 30 December

 

Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool, and there will be no trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road.

Otherwise, normal Saturday service.

Sunday 31 December

 

From approximately 19:00, Northern services will begin to shut down. Many services will have finished by 21:00.

Engineering work - Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool, and there will be no trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road.

Monday 1 January 2018

 

Some services will run a revised timetable before 08:00.

There will be no Northern train services in the Tyne / Tees region.

Some trains will be diverted to start / terminate at Manchester Victoria. Buses are also replacing trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Warrington Central / Birchwood.

Some late night trains will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Tuesday 2 January

 

Major improvement work between Preston and Blackpool, and some early morning / late night trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport will be replaced by buses.

Otherwise, normal weekday service.

Last updated:   12 October 2017