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.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge from Monday 3 to Friday 7 September

Start date
03/09/2018  00:00
End date
07/09/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Wigan North Western / Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge

TransPennine Express between Newcastle / Middlesbrough / York and Manchester Airport / Liverpool Lime Street.

 
TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge overnight, closing lines between 23:50 and 06:45 from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

Northern:

The 22:50 Wigan North Western to Stalybridge service will terminate at Manchester Victoria. A replacement bus will run between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge.

TransPennine Express:

The 21:00 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street will be diverted, and will not call at Manchester Victoria, Newton-le-Willows or Lea Green. The service will additionally call at Manchester Piccadilly at 23:23, and will arrive at Liverpool Lime Street at 00:08.

The 22:00 Newcastle to Manchester Airport service will be diverted, and will not call at Manchester Victoria.

The 23:19 Manchester Airport to York service will be retimed and diverted. It will leave Manchester Piccadilly at 00:01 (later than usual) and will not call at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria.

Tuesday to Friday:

Northern:

The 06:03, 06:30 and 07:00 Stalybridge to Manchester Victoria, and the 06:26 Manchester Victoria to Stalybridge services will not run. Replacement buses will run between Stalybridge and Manchester Victoria to replace these trains.

TransPennine Express:

The 00:38 Manchester Airport to York service will leave Manchester Piccadilly later than usual, at 01:12.

The 03:47 and 04:55 York to Manchester Airport services will be diverted, and will not call at Manchester Victoria or Manchester Oxford Road.

The 04:22 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual, at 04:44.

The 05:03 Manchester Airport to Newcastle service will depart Manchester Airport earlier than usual, at 04:59 and Manchester Piccadilly later than usual, at 05:25.

The 05:20 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will depart earlier than usual, at 05:07. The service will also be diverted, no longer calling at Lea Green, Newton-le-Willows or Manchester Victoria. This service will additionally call at Manchester Piccadilly at 05:50.

The 05:48 Manchester Airport to Middlesbrough service will depart Manchester Piccadilly later than usual, at 06:14. It will also be diverted, not calling at Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria.

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

Bicycles:

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.