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 overnight trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from Monday 22 to Friday 26 October

Start date
22/10/2018  00:00
End date
26/10/2018 
Route affected

Northern between Blackpool North / Preston / Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport / Crewe

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

 
TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow / Manchester Airport via Styal, closing all lines each night from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Northern:

From 22:20 until 04:35 each night, most Northern services will not operate between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport. Replacement buses will operate on this route, calling at all booked stations.

Additionally, from Tuesday to Friday the 00:44 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly service will be diverted, and will not call at Manchester Airport.

TransPennine Express:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:00 Newcastle to Manchester Airport, the 20:57 Middlesbrough to Manchester Airport and the 20:14 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport services will be replaced by buses between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.
  • The 19:08 Glasgow Central to Manchester Airport will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 20:14 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly with a replacement coach provided to Manchester Airport

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:

  • The 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly, a replacement bus will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Tuesday to Friday:

The following trains will be amended to start from / terminate at Manchester Piccadilly:

  • 00:38 Manchester Airport to York.
  • 01:38 York to Manchester Airport.
  • 04:22 and 05:03 Manchester Airport to Newcastle services.

Replacement buses will run between 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

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.