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 late night midweek TransPennine Express service at Manchester Airport from Monday 10 until Friday 14 September

Start date
10/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Heald Green and Manchester Airport, closing some lines each night.

Overnight from approximately 23:40 until 05:00 the following morning, buses replace trains between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly.

Bus times will be different to the usual train times, and may depart at an earlier time.

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.