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 trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport from 23:20 on Saturday 27 until 14:00 on Sunday 28 October

Start date
27/10/2018  00:00
End date
28/10/2018 
Route affected
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Northern between Blackpool North / Liverpool Lime Street / Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport / Wilmslow

All TransPennine Express routes to / from Manchester Airport

 
TOC(s) affected
NorthernTransPennine Express
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Manchester Airport and Heald Green / Wilmslow, closing all lines.

As a result, the following amendments will apply:

Northern:

Saturday:

  • The 22:30 Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.
  • The 23:02 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Manchester Piccadilly.

Replacement buses will run between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.

Sunday:

Until 14:00, buses replace trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport, and between Manchester Piccadilly and Wilmslow via Manchester Airport.

Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Wilmslow via Manchester Airport will not call at Deansgate, and will terminate at Manchester Oxford Road.

TransPennine Express: 

Until 14:00, all services between Manchester Airport and Preston / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh will be replaced by coaches between Manchester Airport and Manchester Piccadilly adding approximately 30 minutes to journey times.

Replacement coaches from Manchester Airport will depart from the bus station Stand L.

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.