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 Northern services from Monday 8 until Friday 12 January

Start date
08/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Sheffield to Leeds

Wakefield Westgate to Knottingley

Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Oxford and Liverpool Lime Street

Preston to Colne

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Northern network, closing some lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday

22:24 Sheffield to Leeds (via Moorthorpe) will terminate at Wakefield Westgate. A bus will be provided from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds.

23:08 Wakefield Westgate to Knottingley will be replaced by a bus throughout.

23:27 Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street will be replaced by buses throughout.

23:38 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly will be replaced by buses throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

05:18 Preston to Colne will be replaced by an earlier bus between Preston and Blackburn. A train will run between Blackburn and Colne.

Check before you travel:

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


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.