Changes to train times

 

Northern services during Christmas and New Year 2018/19

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 22 December

 

Industrial action is taking place, so a reduced timetable will be in operation.

Sunday 23 December

 

A normal Sunday service is expected to operate.

Monday 24 December

 
From 19:00 many services will be withdrawn before the normal end of timetabled services. From 19:00, customers should check before they travel to ensure they can complete their journey. From 21:00, most services will NOT run.

Tuesday 25 December

 

No service.

Wednesday 26 December

 

No trains will operate.

Thursday 27 December

 

Some early morning trains will not run or will be amended. Customers wishing to travel before 08:00 should check before they travel.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge:

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

Manchester Victoria - Rochdale:

Replacement buses will run between Rochdale and Manchester Victoria.

Train services between Leeds / Blackburn and Manchester Victoria will run between Leeds / Blackburn and Rochdale / Moston.

Please note that it is not possible to change between bus and train services at Moston. Customers should change at Rochdale instead.

Manchester Victoria - Salford Central:

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Salford Central.

An amended train service will be in operation between Southport / Wigan stations and Salford Central. Trains between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will not run between Salford Central and Manchester Victoria.

 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Friday 28 December

 

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge:

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

Manchester Victoria - Rochdale:

Replacement buses will run between Rochdale and Manchester Victoria.

Train services between Leeds / Blackburn and Manchester Victoria will run between Leeds / Blackburn and Rochdale / Moston.

Please note that it is not possible to change between bus and train services at Moston. Customers should change at Rochdale instead.

Manchester Victoria - Salford Central:

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Victoria and Salford Central.

An amended train service will be in operation between Southport / Wigan stations and Salford Central. Trains between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will not run between Salford Central and Manchester Victoria.

 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Saturday 29 December

 

Industrial action is taking place, so a reduced timetable will be in operation.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

A reduced train service will operate between London Victoria and Stalybridge.

Services between Southport and Leeds will be run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and between Manchester Victoria and Leeds.

Services between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will run between Kirkby and Wigan Wallgate. Services between Southport and Blackburn via Todmorden will be amended to run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and also between Rochdale and Blackburn via Todmorden.

 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Sunday 30 December

 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Monday 31 December

 

From 19:00 many services will be withdrawn before the end of the normal timetabled service on New Years Eve. From 19:00, customers should check before they travel to ensure they can complete their journey. From 21:00, most services will NOT run. 

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

A reduced train service will operate between London Victoria and Stalybridge.

Services between Southport and Leeds will be run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and between Manchester Victoria and Leeds.

Services between Kirkby and Manchester Victoria will run between Kirkby and Wigan Wallgate. Services between Southport and Blackburn via Todmorden will be amended to run between Southport and Manchester Victoria, and also between Rochdale and Blackburn via Todmorden.

 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Tuesday 1 January 2019

 

Some early morning services will not run, or will be amended. Customers wishing to travel before 08:00 should check before they travel.

There will be NO service on any of the routes in the Tyne Tees region.

Engineering work is taking place at various points in the Manchester Victoria area:

Until 18:00, buses will replace trains between

  • Manchester Victoria and Rochdale.
  • Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.
  • Manchester Victoria and Wigan.
  • Manchester Victoria and Preston.
  • Manchester Victoria and Eccles.
  • Manchester Victoria and Blackburn.

 

Engineering work is taking place around Warrington Central:

Trains between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Warrington Central.

Replacement buses will run between Warrington Central and Liverpool Lime Street.

Last updated:   27 September 2018