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 service between Manchester and Leeds on Sunday 28 October

Start date
28/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

TransPennine Express between Manchester Airport / Manchester Oxford Road / Manchester Victoria and Leeds / York / Scarborough / Newcastle

TOC(s) affected
TransPennine Express

Engineering is taking place on various sections of the route between Leeds and Manchester closing some lines.

Trains between Leeds - Dewsbury - Huddersfield - Manchester stations - Liverpool Lime Street will operate to a revised timetable all day.

A reduced frequency train service will operate on the section between Manchester stations and Leeds - these trains operate via an alternative route and will not call at Huddersfield.

Trains to / from Liverpool Lime Street will only operate between Liverpool and Huddersfield via Manchester Victoria.

Morning and early afternoon services to / from Manchester Airport will be operated by coaches (calling at Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Huddersfield , Dewsbury and Leeds).

Local services between Huddersfield and Leeds will be replaced by buses.

Express coaches will operate Huddersfield - Dewsbury - Leeds and Huddersfield - Leeds every 30 minutes.

Train services to the east of Leeds (to Hull, Scarborough, Newcastle and Middlesbrough) will operate to the normal timetable.

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.