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 22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester service from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

From Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Wigan North Western and Manchester Oxford Road, closing all lines.

The 22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport (22:15 Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly on Wednesday) service will terminate at Preston. A bus will operate from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.