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 afternoon TransPennine Express services from Sunday 7 to Thursday 11 October

Start date
07/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Newcastle and Liverpool Lime Street

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the TransPennine Express network, closing some lines.

The following trains will be amended:


  • The 15:25 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service will terminate at Manchester Victoria.
  • The 19:06 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will start from York.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 21:00 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service will be diverted to terminate at Manchester Piccadilly. A replacement bus will run from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street, calling at Newton-le-Willows.

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.