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 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service on Friday 21 September

Start date
21/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Edinburgh and Manchester Airport

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering work is taking place between Preston and Manchester Airport, closing some lines.

As a result, the 22:13 Edinburgh to Manchester Airport service will terminate at Preston. A replacement bus will run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly / 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


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.