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.

No trains through Huddersfield on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January

Start date
20/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express

Major re-signalling work is taking place in the Huddersfield area, closing all lines through the station.

Trains will not run to, from or via Huddersfield.

The only direct train service between Manchester and Leeds will be the Northern service between Manchester Victoria and Leeds via Bradford. These services are expected to be extremely busy and can only run with a maximum of four coaches.

Some journeys will require a change of bus at Huddersfield.

Sheffield - Huddersfield

Buses will replace trains between Penistone and Huddersfield.

Leeds - Huddersfield via Dewsbury

Buses will replace trains on the full route between these stations.

Leeds - Huddersfield via Bradford Interchange

Buses will replace trains between Halifax and Huddersfield.

Wakefield Westgate - Huddersfield

Buses will replace trains on the full route between these stations.

Manchester Victoria - Huddersfield

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Stalybridge and Huddersfield. On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Manchester Victoria and Huddersfield.

Selby - Huddersfield

Buses will replace trains between Leeds and Huddersfield.

Leeds - Manchester Victoria via Brighouse

Trains will be diverted via Bradford Interchange.

Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Hull, Scarborough - Liverpool Lime Street

Buses will replace trains between Leeds and Stalybridge. Some bus services will be extended to run to and from Manchester Airport.

Manchester Airport - Newcastle via Doncaster, calling at Manchester Piccadilly, Stockport, Doncaster, York and all stations to Newcastle.

A reduce service will operate with most trains operating as 2 separate services. Trains will operate between Cleethorpes and and Doncaster and between Doncaster and Manchester Airport. Connecting services are available by other train operators between Meadowhall and Sheffield.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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:

As part of the Trans-Pennine Route Upgrade, Network Rail are upgrading bridges, tunnels, track, junctions and signalling. Work will be done assessing 38 level crossings along the route, removing trees and installing fencing. Network Rail are also installing overhead line equipment so that electric trains can run along the route.